Phlebotomy Technician (Spring 2023 Classes)

Spring 2023 Class Schedule


Tuesdays and Thursdays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tuition: $1350 Payment due at registration

A Phlebotomist is an integral part of the medical laboratory team whose primary function is the collection of blood samples from patients by venipuncture or micro-techniques. Phlebotomists are in demand for positions in laboratories, hospitals, clinics, and physician offices. Lab tests, ordered by physicians, are a key component to diagnosing and treatment of patients.

The phlebotomist facilitates the collection and transportation of laboratory specimens. The need to assure quality and patient safety mandates strict professional behavior and standards of practice in any clinical environment.

Topics covered include: Role of the Phlebotomist; Quality Assurance and Legal Issues; Universal Precautions; Medical Terminology; Anatomy, Physiology and Circulation; Blood Collection Equipment; Venipuncture Specimen Collection Procedures; Butterfly Needle Technique; Blood Collection Variables and Complications; Procedural Errors and Troubleshooting; Specific Testing and Collection Requirements; Specimen Handling and Processing.

There is a mandatory orientation on August 30, at 6:00 PM, in Classroom 131, Virginia Beach Higher Education Center, 1881 University Drive, 23453.

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