Welcome to MTC’s Phlebotomy Technician
The Phlebotomy Technician program is a 178-clock hour course, led by a licensed nurse who is the instructor. The Phlebotomy Technician class is structured and designed to teach the knowledge and skill development in the performance of variety of blood collection methods, using proper techniques and follow standard precautions. These include: vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Upon completion of this phlebotomy technician course, the student shall sit for National Certification exam.This Phlebotomy technician course requires strict attendance.
Phlebotomy Technician Course Objectives:
- How to identify Patient.
- How to label specimen.
- How to draw blood from patients and blood donors
- How to evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
- How to explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
- How to perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
- How to prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
- How to verify patient/donor identity
- How to maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials
- How to prevent infection.
- Quality assurance.
- Specimen handling.
- Processing, accessioning, professionalism, legal, ethics, and medical terminology.
Total Training hours for this program = 178 hours
Lectures and Skills Lab = 114 hours
Clinical =64 hours
Demonstrate infection control and safety
- Describe quality assurance as it relates to specimen
- Explain the role of specimen collection in the overall patient care system
- Identify collection equipment, various types of additives used, special precautions necessary, and substances that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood
- Demonstrate venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques on adults, children, and
- Explain requisitioning, transport and processing.
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN COURSE SCHEDULE
|** The weekend class must complete 64 hours of clinical training after the 3rd weekend. All clinical hours must be completed during the week and on daytime including the evening class. **
|Weekend||7 Weekends||8:00am-5:30pm (Sat & Sun)|
- I8 years of age.
- If you are 16-17 years of age you must be currently enrolled in high school.
- High school diploma, GED or higher.
- Student Application.
- Two Forms of identification. (One must be a Social Security Card and the other must be a photo ID, such as a current State Identification card or Driver’s License.)
- Minimum High School Diploma or GED or higher.
- Background check. (Can be done at MTC for $25.00)
- No history of drug abuse and arrest charged with controlled substance.
- TB Skin Screening Test. (Can be done at MTC for $20.00)
- Drug Test. (Can be done at MTC for $50.00)
- Current BLS card needed before attending clinical. (Can be done at MTC for $60.00)
- Mentally and physically able to complete and pass this course.
- During Flu season, Flu shot record may be required before attending clinicals.
During your training at MedNoc Training College, your Phlebotomy course will cover the following areas of training, to ensure that you receive quality and the best training.
THE HEALTHCARE SETTING
- Phlebotomy: Past and present, and the Health care setting
- Quality Assurance And Legal Issues
- Infection Control, Safety, First Aid, And Personal Wellness
OVERVIEW OF HUMAN BODY
- Basic Medical Terminology
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
- The Circulatory system
BLOOD COLLECTION PROCEDURES
- Blood Collection Equipment, Additives, And Order Of Draw
- Venipuncture procedures
- Pre-analytical Considerations
- Capillary Puncture Equipment And Procedures
- Special Collections And Point of Care Testing
- Arterial Puncture Procedures
- Non-blood Specimens And Tests
- Computers And Specimen Handling And Processing
Phlebotomy National Certification:
After you finish your Phlebotomy training at MTC, you will be required to take the National Certification Exam to be Nationally Certified through National Healthcareer Association (NHA. The exam will be offered at MedNoc. Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT): Each candidate for the CPT certification must:
- Must complete 178 hours of Training at MedNoc Training College
- Must be 18 years of age.
- Must have high school diploma, GED or higher.
- Completed successfully phlebotomy training school within the last 5 years
- Provide evidence that you have successfully performed a minimum of thirty (30)Venipunctures and ten (10) capillary sticks on live individuals.
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN TUITION AND FEES
|Books are on loan. If the student fails to return undamaged Phlebotomy Textbook, he/she shall be charged $150.00, and the Phlebotomy Technician NHA study guide, the student shall be charged $80.00. If you do have a current background check, TB Test and BLS certification, the fees charged for those items will be deducted. We do require you to have solid black scrubs. This is an expense that is not included in our tuition fees and is the sole responsibility of the student to attain.|
|1||Tuition, and Name Badge||$ 1,390.00|
|2||Laboratory fees||$ 160.00|
|3||National Certification Exam||$ 150.00|
|4||TB Skin Screen Test||$ 20.00|
|6||Drug Test||$ 50.00|
|7||BLS Certification||$ 60.00|
|Total Cost||$ 1,855.00|
*** Payment plan can be made with the Director of Admissions and Registrations. However, the whole balance must be paid in full before the end of the program. Student will not be allowed to take National Certification Examination if fees and tuition are not paid in full and no records will be issued to the student.
***Uniform (Scrubs) is needed for lab skills and clinical. This can cost up to $100.00
Phlebotomy Technician Jobs
As a Nationally Certified Phlebotomy Technician, you will gain employment the following places:
- Medical laboratories,
- Doctor’s office,
- Nursing Home,
- Blood donation sites
- Training Schools; teaching phlebotomy programs.
How to Apply to our Phlebotomy Technician Program
- Apply online; on this website by filling out the online application
- Call our office to request for an application: (405)225-7876 or (405)589-2573
- Fax your application to (405)-225-7876
- Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Come to our office Monday -Friday from 8am-5pm. and call on Saturday for an appointment.