|PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN I
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
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
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: February
4, 5, 11, 12, & 18, 2017
ADVANCED COURSE DATES: February 11, 12 & 18, 2017
(For those with phlebotomy experience)
CLICK ON THIS LINK 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 THROUGH THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org AND ASK HOW TO DOCUMENT
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE EVALUATED BY “Current
Members” of the National Association of Credential
Evaluation Services (NACES), and “Endorsed Members” of
the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc.
NATIONAL EXAM IS GIVEN ONCE A MONTH.