Phlebotomy Technician

PLAB1023

Students must register for this class in person at the Center for Workplace Learning.  See Entry Requirements below.

In order to receive a refund,  or if you need to withdraw or transfer classes you must submit your request by email to Tasheena Taylor at taylorta@grayson.edu, 7 business days prior to the course start date.

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$1,299.00

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Overview

Introduction:

Hospitals, laboratories and other employers have an increasing demand for phlebotomists. Most employers seek and many require a professional certification which garners wages between $11 and $14 per hour. With a CPT certification, you’ll have the credentials you need to set yourself apart from other applicants as you embark on a rewarding healthcare career. (112 hrs).

Course Topics:

  • Draw blood from patients 
  • Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
  • Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
  • Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
  • Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
  • Verify patient/donor identity
  • Maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials
Students must demonstrate proficiency in venipunctures and capillary punctures by receiving and delivering the required number of punctures throughout the course.   

Date & Times:

  • February 24, 2020 - April 2, 2020
  • Monday thru Thursday, 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Room: HS 213

Cost:

  • $1299
  • Tuition includes textbook and class supplies. Exam fee not included.

Entry Requirements

Admission/NHA Exam Requirements:

  • Proof of completed immunizations (see below)
  • High school diploma or GED/high school equivalency, or earn within 12 months of NHA certification exam testing

Completed immunizations:

  • Tuberculosis (TB), Proof of either (within the past year):
    • a negative PPD skin test, or
    • a negative chest x-ray if skin test is positive or can not be taken
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox), Proof of either:
    • a physician documented history of the disease, or
    • a documentation of varicella immunization
    • or a titer test confirming immunity
  • Hepatitis B series, Proof of either:
    • a complete three-injection series of Hepatitis B vaccinations, or
    • a titer test confirming immunity (positive reading)
  • MMR series, Proof of either:
    • a complete two-injection series of MMR vaccinations, or
    • a titer test confirming immunity (positive reading)
  • Diphtheria Tetanus (within past 10 years)