Phlebotomy Technician Certification & Training School Fresno & Clovis, CA

Phlebotomy Technician

 

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Duties

phlebotomyThe primary responsibilities for a Certified Phlebotomy Technician I involves venipunctures and skin punctures.
The primary responsibilities for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician II involves arterial punctures as well as venipunctures and skin punctures.

200 Hours / 10.5 Weeks / 2.4 Months

96 hour Didactic/On Campus Lab Training Program in Fresno, CA
Externship: 104 hours. Shift varies by site
Meets California State Phlebotomy Licensing Requirements

Qualifications (Must meet ONE of the following):

    • Licensed or Certified in a medical discipline (CNA, MA, LVN, RN, etc.).
    • Currently attending or graduated from a Post-Secondary Institution (SJVC, ITT, UEI, etc.) focusing on a medical discipline. Currently have a 2.50 GPA or higher or graduated with a 2.50 GPA or higher.
    • College units in medical education (Nursing, Anatomy and Physiology, Etc.).

     
    Upon completion of the Phlebotomy Technician program, graduates should possess the following competencies:

    • Demonstrate step-by-step methods for blood withdrawal
    • Identify crucial elements of safety and infection control
    • Identify and use common collection devices
    • Basic understanding of laboratory test names

     

    Graduates can work at…

    • Hospitals
    • Clinical Laboratories
    • Medical Centers
    • Surgical Centers
    • Clinics
    • Physician Offices
    • Blood & Plasma Donation Centers
    • Governmental Medical Facilities & Agencies
    • Paramedical Firms