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PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN

SHORT-TERM CERTIFICATE

 

This a short-term certificate which offers the basic knowledge needed to perform venipunctures and skin punctures in order to obtain blood specimens for the purpose of testing and analysis from patients. Once the program is successfully completed, the graduates will be eligible to sit for a Phlebotomy Technician Certification exam. This will give the graduate preparation to work in a hospital, clinic, private laboratory, or physician office.

Industry Based Certification

 

Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) certification examination can be earned through the American Medical Technologists (AMT). This certification testing is given at Belmont College.

Certificate Outcomes

  1. Upon successful completion of the certificate program, graduates will be able to:
  2. Understand basic and advanced principles of phlebotomy.
  3. Perform venipuncture and capillary puncture using correct “Order of Draw.”
  4. Utilize professional communications with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  5. Perform patient care procedures using the quality standards of the Code of Ethics of American Medical Technicians (AMT).
  6. Take and pass the certification exam by the AMT for Registered Phlebotomy Technicians (RPT).

 

Gainful Employment

 

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