PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN I

EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY

To conduct medical education in  the context of service to
medical personnel as well as the general public so as to train
persons to provide this service with skill and competence to
this and other underserved populations.

The Phlebotomist's primary role is to collect blood for
accurate and reliable test results as quickly as possible.  
Medical diagnosis depends heavily on safe and accurate
blood test.  The Phlebotomist is trained to perform such test
in a manor that is safe for both him/her and the patient.  The
Phlebotomist will be hired to perform his/her skills in
laboratories, clinics, doctor's offices, hospitals, and mobile
labs.  You will work in close proximity with other health care
providers.


OVERVIEW

Allied Professional Institute, an approved private
postsecondary school with the state of California and
approved through the Department of Health Services,
Laboratory Field Services Branch, offers a 80 hour course in
phlebotomy.  40 hours didactic and 40 hours practical.  This
course is for persons with less than 1040 hours or no
on-the-job experience.  The student must perform 50
venipunctures and 10 skin punctures on patients of all ages
and weight categories.  The individual will receive lectures in
preparation for the up coming licensing exam given by the
State of California.

The 20 hour course is for persons with at least 1040 hours or
more of on-the-job experience or volunteer work and have
performed a minimum of 50 venipunctures and 10 skin
punctures on patients of all ages and weight categories over
the past 5 years or have been working as a phlebotomist.

This person will receive the title of Phlebotomy Technician I
upon successful completion of the course, national exam and
applying to the State for certification.

TEXTBOOK IS INCLUDED

SCRUBS ( ANY COLOR) AND TENNIS SHOES (ANY
COLOR) MUST BE WORN ON THE FIRST 2 DAYS OF
CLASS AND TO THE EXTERNSHIP

PHLEBOTOMY TECH I (with no experience) DATES: May 3, 4,
10, 11 & 17, 2014

ADVANCED COURSE DATES:        May 10, 11 & 17, 2014
(For those with phlebotomy experience)

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DATES FOR MORE DATES.

STUDENTS TAKING THE PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN I
COURSE WITH NO EXPERIENCE MUST BE ABLE TO DO ONE
WEEK FOR THEIR EXTERNSHIP.  WE PROVIDE THE
EXTERNSHIP.  IF YOU HAVE YOUR OWN EXTERNSHIP SITE IT
MUST BE APPROVED WITH THE INSTRUCTOR.  YOU ARE
REQUIRED TO WEAR SCRUBS (any Color) AND TENNIS
SHOES (any color) IN THE CLINIC.

MEDICAL ASSISTANTS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE BASIC
OR ADVANCE COURSE DEPENDING ON HOW MANY YEARS
OF EXPERIENCE YOU HAVE HAD.   FOR THOSE WHO HAVE
WORKED IN A DOCTORS OFFICE AND DREW BLOOD IN THE
PAST 5 YEARS MUST HAVE A COPY OF THE "CALIFORNIA
STATEMENT OF PHLEBOTOMY EXPERIENCE" SIGNED BY
THE DOCTOR AND MAIL WITH THE REGISTRATION FORM OR
THE DOCTOR CAN GO TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS:
pamela.farrell@cdph.ca.gov AND ASK HOW TO DOCUMENT
EXPERIENCE.


FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE EVALUATED BY
WWW.AACRAO.ORG OR ANOTHER EVALUATION COMPANY


NATIONAL EXAM IS GIVEN ONCE A MONTH.  
ALLIED PROFESSIONAL
INSTITUTE
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