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Gain the skills needed to become a Phlebotomist in todays healthcare industry. AlliedRx Institute of Healthcare Phlebotomy Program provides you with the much needed hands on labs to perfect your venipuncture technique and acquire laboratory skills!
AlliedRx students learn how to perform every aspect of a phlebotomy job role and come out of our institution prepared, ready and willing to lend a hand in the healthcare industry. With our campus classes we offer simulation activities that allow students to develop their skills and bring the textbook to life. We work with many top employers for job placement and recruitment.
12 Week Program
$42,130 Avg. US Salary
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Next Semester Starts June 13th
Daytime Program: 10:00am to 1:00pm
Evening Program: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
We Offer this Learning Option at our campuses located throughout the United States. Virginia is our headquarters with a campus in Henrico.
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Need a Bit More Flexibility? Our Remote Live Instructor Led Classes allow students to get the full experience of a Campus Class from the comfort of your home while coming to campus for only hands on Skills.
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Program Tuition Options
The Phlebotomy Program is consists of a didactic, simulated, and Live Hands on Labs Sessions. Venipuncture, Capillary blood drawn during live sessions. HSPO Student Liability Insurance required before attending live skills labs . Click Here for Additional Information
Principals of Phlebotomy
This course introduces students to the practice of phlebotomy and the role of the phlebotomist in a healthcare settings. Students will learn about the phlebotomy equipment and about basic blood collection procedures. Special blood collection procedures, safety procedures, quality management, and legal issues are discussed. The importance of professionalism and good communication skills in the patient care environment are also covered in this course.
During this course students will utilize training equipment to practice and learn various blood collection techniques. This course includes hands on activities and simulations to prepare students for patient contact in the healthcare environment.
Career Roles and Job Outlook
Phlebotomists collect blood for donation or for testing, so the blood can be analyzed in a clinical laboratory. Blood tests are used to diagnose illness, evaluate the effectiveness of medications and determine whether a patient is receiving proper nutrition.
To collect blood from an arm vein, the phlebotomist first introduces himself/herself to the patient, properly identify the patient, wash their hands, put on gloves, applies a tourniquet to the upper arm to slow blood flow. An alcohol swab is used to disinfect a small area near the inside of the elbow. The phlebotomist then locates a vein and inserts a needle, release tourniquet before removing the needle, after removing the needle, dispose of needle immediately in a biohazard container. This process is called “venipuncture.” The Phlebotomist must wash their hands after removing gloves. Phlebotomists can also sample blood through skin puncture, such as pricking a finger to test a patient’s blood sugar or determine blood type.
The phlebotomist must ensure that all equipment is properly sanitized before it is used to collect blood. Accurate labeling, proper storage and careful transport are also key responsibilities.
Phlebotomists work in clinical laboratories, hospitals, community health centers, nursing homes, doctor’s offices, blood donation centers and other health care facilities. They are usually supervised by a clinical laboratory technologist or other medical professional.
Phlebotomists must be extremely accurate and careful. In a busy facility, they may take dozens of blood samples during a typical shift. They must be able to work under pressure without sacrificing accuracy or safety.
Many patients are afraid of needles, so the first job of the phlebotomist is to put the patient at ease. Phlebotomists must be able to handle difficult, emotional and even angry patients.
Fine motor skills are needed to successfully insert a needle into a vein. Phlebotomists also must be well-organized, with extremely good attention to detail.
Purpose: The Phlebotomy program prepares students for entry-level employment in hospitals, medical offices, and clinics with training in blood draw and preparation/processing of blood tests. It also prepares students to take the National Certification Examination in Phlebotomy through the National Health Career Association.
Occupational Objectives: This program is designed to prepare students to take the
national certification examination in phlebotomy and become licensed to perform venipuncture procedures. This program prepares the student to pursue advanced certification as a phlebotomist and member of the medical laboratory team through additional education at AlliedRx Insitute of Healthcare.
Admission Requirements: Prospective students must be at least 18 years old to apply
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