Become a certified Phlebotomy Technician with MxCC’s new program!
Are you seeking a new career in the highly demand field of healthcare? Do you enjoy working with people and work well under pressure? A career as a phlebotomy technician may be right for you. Phlebotomy technicians are valuable members of the healthcare team who collect and prepare lab specimens for analysis. In this course you will learn about phlebotomy procedures and practice blood draw techniques. This is a 120-hour program that includes classroom learning and simulation labs that cover medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, venipuncture, specimen collection procedures, safety and universal precautions, common laboratory tests with clinical significance to body systems and disease processes, and laboratory equipment.
Following the program you will complete an internship at Middlesex Hospital’s outpatient laboratory. Weekday internships will be scheduled by the instructor. Scheduling requests can be made, but are not guaranteed. Students must have transportation to clinical sites.
This program has been recognized by American Medical Technologists, a premier national certification agency. Upon completion of this program students are eligible for national certification through American Medical Technologists.
Prerequisites: 1) Must be 18 years old. 2) High school diploma or GED. 3) Health form complete with immunizations and two-step TST. 4) Personal medical insurance. 5) Clean criminal background. A criminal background check may be performed. Students who have a criminal record are denied access to clinical internship sites. Supplies: 1) Navy blue scrubs. 2) A textbook is required for this course and can be purchased for approximately $65 through the MxCC bookstore. Please bring the CRN and course title to the bookstore when purchasing.
This program is eligible for WIA funding, H-CAP funding, and SNAP funding.