Certified Phlebotomy Training (MLA 7001)
What is a certified phlebotomist?
A certified phlebotomist is a medical professional who collects blood from patients for various laboratory tests and procedures. The course consists of both a seven week classroom phase and, with successful completion, a seven week clinical experience. Students who complete both phases successfully are eligible to seek national certification. Phlebotomy training and certification enables individuals to seek employment in hospital labs, physician practices and private independent laboratories with full time or part time employment.
At CPCC, we teach students to be leaders in their industry.
- Complete your phlebotomy training in just one semester.
- Learn from field-experienced instructors.
- Gain valuable hands-on experience in class and in the lab.
- Receive on the job training during your clinical rotation.
- Complete your training at a fraction of the cost as compared to a private school.
- New classes begin in the spring and fall semesters.
Careers as a Certified Phlebotomist
The health care industry continues to seek experienced professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills to address the population's evolving medical needs. As a result, careers in fields like phlebotomy continue to be an attractive career option for many of today's graduates.
This profession offers both variety in the workplace and competitive salaries. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook, certified phlebotomists earned a median annual wage of $29,730 in 2012.
The CPCC Phlebotomy program gives you the knowledge and skills to become a certified phlebotomist and can be completed in one semester. It is offered in spring and fall. This program is patterned on requirements of the American Society of Clinical Pathology (www.ascp.org), enabling participants to sit for certifying examinations and is recognized by local employers.
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