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Saving lives, helping people feel better and fighting disease is all in a day’s work for a phlebotomy technician.
Phlebotomy Technician Programs
Available at our Maumee campus.
If you’re looking for a rewarding career in the health care industry, enjoy working with people and helping them feel better, you should consider becoming a phlebotomy technician. The demand for qualified technicians is increasing, and you can have an integral role working in a laboratory or other health care setting. Graduates of Stautzenberger College’s Phlebotomy Technician program can be qualified for national phlebotomy certification.
The program is designed to help you learn the necessary skills to become a skilled professional laboratory technician. In addition to the primary skills associated with drawing blood, the program places high emphasis on professionalism, communication, and office skills. You will learn medical terminology, proper infection control and blood-borne pathogen prevention techniques, and procedures for handling confidentiality.
Phlebotomy technicians perform blood draws via venipuncture and dermal puncture, as well as conducting collections of non-blood specimens. They primarily work in hospitals, reference laboratories, ambulatory health care services, doctors’ offices, blood donor centers, clinics, and blood banks.
Now is a great time to enter the health care field! According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, the number of phlebotomist technician jobs is expected to grow by 27% through 2022, much faster than the average for all other occupations.
Graduates will be awarded a certificate and qualify for the American Medical Technologist Certification Exam as a Registered Phlebotomy Technician. The program provides students with a basic educational foundation for becoming a phlebotomy technician in today’s healthcare industry. A full-time student can complete phlebotomist training in as little as 12 months and upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will receive a diploma.
At Stautzenberger, we understand the “traditional” class schedule may not fit your schedule. You can choose to take day or evening classes at our Maumee campus, or through our distance-learning program. You can take online phlebotomy courses when it fits your busy schedule, so you’ll be able to complete the program while still taking care of work, family and personal responsibilities.
To help you prepare, we’ll share information about different aspects of the training, classes, jobs and career outlook.
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