PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN Program Description Phlebotomy Technician prepares students for employment as phlebotomists and healthcare support workers. The content includes, but is not limited to, communication, leadership, human relations, and employability skills; performance of safe and efficient work practices in obtaining adequate and correct blood specimens by capillary or venipuncture on adults, children and neonates; maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test to be performed; preparing blood smears; labeling specimens accurately and completely; collecting timed specimens; promoting the comfort and well-being of the patient while performing blood collecting duties; observing safety policies and procedures; medical terminology; emergency procedures including CPR (Heartsaver); delivering a variety of clinical specimens to the clinical laboratory; sorting and recording specimens received in the laboratory; centrifuging specimens and preparing aliquots of samples according to the designated protocol; distributing samples to appropriate laboratory sections; and preparing collection trays for specimen procurement. Students will receive instruction that will prepare them to take a National Certifying exam at the end of the program. This is a full-time course. No financial assistance is available for this program. Program Requirements • Must be at least 18 years of age • Must have a high school diploma or a graduate equivalency diploma (G.E.D.) • Must provide proof of Level II criminal background screening prior to enrollment • Must undergo random drug testing once enrolled TABE Score Requirements TABE testing is not required for this program. COE Completion Rate 91.89% COE Placement Rate 100% Program Course Requirements Phlebotomy Program Number: H170302 Program Length: 165 Hours OCP A Course Number HSC0003 B MEA0520 Course Title Basic Healthcare Worker Phlebotomist Course Length 90 SOC Code 31-9099 75 31-9097 Certification Requirements Successful completers of the Phlebotomy Technician program are eligible to take the Phlebotomy Technician Certification exam, which is a national certification offered through the National Healthcareer Association. Lively Technical Center is an NHA-affiliated school. Exams are scheduled for one month after successful completion of the program. Potential Earnings Graduates of this program earn an average of $10.00 to $18.00 per hour. Employers of Graduates Hospitals, physician offices, laboratories, home health agencies and clinics Phlebotomy 2012-2013 Estimate of Total Program Costs: Total Tuition and Fees Detail: $ 81.80 $ 160.00 $ 75.00 $ 411.00 $ 1127.80 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 165 hours) Lab Fees ($160.00 per academic semester x 1) Registration Fees ($75.00 per academic semester x 1) Miscellaneous Fees Tuition and Fees Total Textbook Estimated Cost: $ 205.00 * Estimated Textbook Total* (Full list of textbooks including ISBN available at www.billsbookstore.com) *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Prices based on 2011-2012 School Year Miscellaneous Fee Detail: $ 60.00 Liability Insurance $ 40.00 Drug Screening $ 50.00 CPR Certification $ 56.00 ATI – Certification Exam Preparation and Study Guide $ 105.00 NHA – CPT Exam Fee $ 100.00 Graduation Fee (Miscellaneous Fees are Non-Refundable) Other Required Items Detail: $ 30.00 Scrubs – Ceil Blue Background Check must be obtained prior to enrollment Revised 05/2012 As of July 1, 2009 any felony conviction, plea of nolo contendre or Medicaid/Medicare fraud will prohibit the eligibility of license, certification or registry in Florida for 15 (fifteen) years after the end of the probation period. For further information please contact Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850-245-4125). The Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350. (770) 396-3898 AdvancED Florida (SACSCASI) University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514. (800) 865-9068 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), on recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants' Endowment (AAMAE). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756, 727.210.2350 **Any academic requirement, course or program offering, business policy, fee, and/or information contained in this publication are subject to change or revocation without notice.
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