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Certified Phlebotomy Technician

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CERTIFIED PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN 1

There is a world of opportunity awaiting you in the medical field as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1. Excellent pay, attractive hours and satisfying work are just a few of the rewards offered by this respected profession. One of the best ways to qualify for this position is through the NIU College Certified Phlebotomy Technician program, designed for accelerated learning and course completion.

Thanks to NIU College, it’s easy to pursue your dreams – and achieve results – at a faster pace. The skills and other competencies acquired by students who complete the Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 Training program ensure competence in numerous basic and advanced phlebotomy concepts and meth-ods. This includes all techniques mandated by the California Department of Health preparing you for a career in what is one of the most popular jobs in America today. This program has been fully approved by the California Department of Public Health.

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WHAT DOES A CERTIFIED PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN I DO?

Healthcare workers are taking greater rolls in phlebotomy. Phlebotomy is a word that comes from the Greek language. “Phleb” meaning vein, and “tomy” meaning cut into. The responsibilities of a Phlebotomist is primarily draw blood and collect specimens to be used for different kinds of medical laboratory testing, transfusions, research, or blood donations.

The Phlebotomists typically do the following:

  • Draw blood from patients or blood donors
  • Prior to drawing blood, interact and comfort patients or blood donors to help them feel less nervous
  • Verify a patient’s or donor’s information in order to ensure proper labeling of the tubes
  • Carefully identify and Label the sample of drawn blood for proper testing or processing
  • Enter patient information into facility database
  • Handle needles, test tubes, and all instruments properly
  • Keep work areas and instruments clean and sanitary to avoid infection

Thanks to NIU College, it’s easy to pursue your dreams – and achieve results – at a faster pace.
Great paying career, and attractive hours are among the great benefits you will expect with this fully ap-proved California Department of Health program.

There is a world of opportunity awaiting you in the medical field as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician I.

Phlebotomists can find employment at a variety of healthcare institutions, including:
  • Medical Laboratories
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Urgent Cares
  • Ambulatory Healthcare
  • Physician’s offices
  • Clinics
  • Outpatient Centers
  • Nursing Homes
  • Health Industry Providers
  • Plasma and Donation Centers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Mobile Blood Centers
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Program Woodland Hills

Phlebotomy is amongst one of the nation’s fastest-growing careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (25% from 2016-2026)

PROGRAM QUICK FACTS (SUMMARY)

Program Duration3 weeks
Externship Duration1 week
Program Tuition and Cost$1950.00 Includes registration fee, tuition, State Licensing fee, books, scrubs, all lab supplies, externship site, National test fee, and final process for application to the California Department of Public Health.
Required National TestingCertification exam by the State of California after meeting certain specific requirements.
Certification AwardedCertified Phlebotomy Technician 1

COURSES YOU WOULD TAKE FOR THIS PROGRAM

Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Assessment
Communication, Computers Essentials, and Documentation
Professional Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues
Infection Control
Safety and First Aid
Medical Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology of Organ Systems
The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Blood Collection Equipment for Venipuncture and Capillary Specimens
Pre-examination / Pre-analytical Complications Causing Medical Error in Blood Collections
Venipuncture Procedures
Capillary Blood Specimens
Specimen Handling, Transportation, and Processing
Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures
Point-of-Collections
Blood Cultures, Arterial, Intravenous (IV) and Special Collection Procedures
Urinalysis, Body Fluids, and other Specimens

ADD UP ALL THE BENEFITS

Once you consider all the ways you benefit from the NIU College experience, it’s an easy decision to make. Join our NIU family today!

  • Lowest Tuition in town
  • Small class size – 15 max vs. 30-40 at other colleges
  • Weekday or Weekend classes available
  • Books, scrubs, registration fee, tuition, all lab supplies, externship site, first National test fee, and final process for application to the California Department of Public Health included
  • Refresher courses at no charge
  • Resume writing and mock interview skills
  • Community-oriented, family-style setting offering personal recognition
  • NHA, NCCT approved testing site with in-house proctoring