Phlebotomy Technicians are an essential part of the medical team with their skill set ranging from drawing blood to preparing blood and other specimens for testing as well as maintaining medical equipment such as needles, test tubes, and blood vials. With more medical tests being developed, the need for Phlebotomy Technicians is ever increasing. Gain the sought-after skills and knowledge to begin your career in this field.
Phlebotomy Technician - PLAB 1023
Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection in adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, ethics, and medical terminology.
Phlebotomy Certification Review - PLAB 1091
Review of phlebotomy competencies/skills in preparation for a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Certification.
Students not attending a clinical off-site are not required to submit immunizations, drug screen, nor a background check. CPR is not a program requirement but highly recommended for employability.
Students who are considering a transition into one of St. Philip's College healthcare programs at a later date will be referred to the program director to complete specific program requirements.
Name: David Rutkoski
Campus: Palo Alto College
For assistance with program information or registration, email us at CETier2@alamo.edu and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.
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