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Program Description for Phlebotomy Technician

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Provider Delta College
Date of last update 6/6/2013
Description Phlebotomy technicians are important members of the clinical laboratory team. New diagnostic techniques, clinical laboratory technology and automated instruments have greatly increased the volume of and demand for medical laboratory testing performed by phlebotomy technicians. Delta College's LifeLong Learning Phlebotomy Technician Program is designed to prepare individuals to work in a clinical setting as a phlebotomy technician in accordance with procedures established by the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards. Students will be eligible to sit for the National Certification Agency exam or the American Society of Clinical Pathology exam to become a certified phlebotomy technician. The phlebotomy course consists of over 80 hours of lectures and labs, held on weekends at Delta College and over 230 hours of clinical experience, covering at least 8 hours per day on weekdays at various local agencies. By getting your Phlebotomy Technician certificate at Delta College, you quickly get your foot in the door to this prestigious medical field. Phlebotomy is often an excellent stepping-stone to other positions available within the health care industry.
Contact Name LifeLong Learning
Contact Phone Number (989) 686-9444
Contact URL http://www.delta.edu/lifelonglearningcontent/health/phlebotomy.aspx
Course Length 8 Weeks
Admission Requirements High School Diploma or GED; admission to Delta College; and COMPASS assessment scores of: Writing Level 4; Score 70 and above Reading Level 4; Score 81 and above Math - Level 4 (Elem./Inter. Algebra); Score 41 and above Students are required to have a physical examination and Documentation of Negative TB Skin Test, the Hepatitis B vaccine, a signed waiver, MMR documentation, Td (tetanus) immunization documentation current within 10 years, and a criminal background check
Credential Earned Certificate
Other Credential Description None
Sources of Financial Assistance Accepted Individual Training Accounts, Loans
Estimated Waiting Period to Enter Program 0 Days
License Fee for Employment Yes
Program Cost $1,795
Additional Costs Yes, $400
Internship/Externship Required No
New Program No
Completion Rate 100.0%
Number of Graduates in the last year 5
Employment Rate 100.0%
 
Follow-up information is available for 5 out of 5 graduates:
 
Number Employed: 5
Number in Related Training: 0
Number in the Military: 0
Number Self-Employed: 0
Number not in any of these categories: 0
This training provider may have elsewhere published an employment rate that is measured in a different way. Please call the provider for further details.
Training-Related Placement Rate 100.0%
  There are several ways to measure both placement success and the degree to which this is training-related. Please call the school for further details.
Average Starting Wage $10.25
 
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