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Phlebotomy Technician Program

The phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team, whose main function is to obtain patient's blood specimens by venipuncture and microcollection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists are employed throughout the healthcare system including hospitals, neighborhood health centers, medical group practices, HMO's, public health facilities, veteran hospitals, insurance carriers, and in other healthcare settings. The demand for phlebotomy technicians has increased substantially with the overall complexity of healthcare services and the risks of infectious disease

This 90-hour Phlebotomy Technician Online Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work include terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.

National Certification: Students who complete this program will have the opportunity to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam. NWCA National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.

Prerequisites:

  • Students should have a high school diploma or GED.
  • A strong reading-comprehension level and good, basic math ability is necessary.

Fall 2021 COURSE INFORMATION

Mondays & Wednesdays, September 20-November 29, 2021
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Saturdays: October 16, November 6 & November 20, 2021
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Genesee Community College, Batavia Campus, Room C300
Fee (includes all supplies): $1,799

The BEST Center does not offer tuition assistance; however, you may check with the Genesee County Job Development Center by contacting:

Lisa Smith: lisa.smith@co.genesee.ny.us or Teresa VanSon: teresa.vanson@co.genesee.ny.us

You may also reach out to Staci Williams, Director for AEOC, here at GCC at slwilliams@genesee.edu.