Phlebotomy Technician

Apply to participate in Butte County ROP's Phlebotomy Technician Program

In this class students learn to draw blood specimens from patients as requested by hospitals and referring physicians.

The curriculum includes infection control, universal precautions, anatomy and physiology of body systems with emphasis on circulatory systems, skin preparation and punctures, laboratory tests, terminology, specimen handling and age-specific patient needs.

This class prepares students with the necessary knowledge and skills to take the National Exam for Certified Phlebotomy Technician and apply to become a California State Certified Phlebotomy Technician.

Recommended Prerequisites: One year of experience in the health care field or successful completion of Medical Assistant, Administrative Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Assistant or training or college level science.

This program does not qualify for financial aid.

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