Phlebotomy Technician Program
What is a Phlebotomy Technician?
Phlebotomy technicians are important members of the clinical laboratory team. New diagnostic techniques, clinical laboratory technology and automated instruments have greatly increased the volume of - and demand for - medical laboratory testing performed by phlebotomy technicians. Phlebotomy technician graduates can work in hospitals, physician offices or in independent labs.
By getting your Phlebotomy Technician certificate at Pima Medical Institute, you can quickly get your foot in the door to the medical field. Phlebotomy is often an excellent stepping-stone to other positions available within the health care industry.
Pima's Phlebotomy Technician certificate program provides training in obtaining blood specimens by venipuncture and micro collection techniques. Phlebotomy technician classes also teach you to collect and process other clinical specimens.
|CSK 100||Study Skills||15||1.0|
|CHS 100||CPR & First Aid||10||5||0.5|
|PHL 101||Anatomy & Physiology/Medical Terminology||15||1.0|
|PHL 102||Introduction to Laboratory & Communication||15||5||1.0|
According to the U.S. Department of Laborís Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of clinical lab workers, including phlebotomy technicians, is expected to grow as the volume of laboratory tests increases with both population growth and the development of new types of tests.*
Approximately 3 months
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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-and-clinical-laboratory-technologists-and-technicians.htm