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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 Phlebotomy 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 Phlebotomy Training program ensure competence in numerous basic and advanced phlebotomy concepts and methods. 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
- Urgent Cares
- Ambulatory Healthcare
- Physician’s offices
- Outpatient Centers
- Nursing Homes
- Health Industry Providers
- Plasma and Donation Centers
- Insurance Companies
- Mobile Blood Centers
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 Duration||3 weeks|
|Externship Duration||1 week|
|Required National Testing||Certification exam by the State of California after meeting certain specific requirements.|
|Certification Awarded||Certificate of Completion from NIU College, and upon passing of the State certification exam, Certificate by California Department of Health as Certified Phlebotomy Technician I.|
COURSES YOU WOULD TAKE FOR THIS PROGRAM
|Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Assessment|
|Communication, Computers Essentials, and Documentation|
|Professional Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues|
|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|
|Capillary Blood Specimens|
|Specimen Handling, Transportation, and Processing|
|Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures|
|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
- Book, scrub, registration fee, tuition, all lab supplies, externship site, first National test fee included
- Refresher courses at no charge
- Resume writing and mock interview skills
- Community-oriented, family-style setting offering personal recognition
- NHA, and NCCT approved testing site
- In-house proctoring for NHA testing