Phlebotomy Overview


For those who want to work hands-on with patients and have a keen eye for detail, phlebotomy is an excellent way to get started in the medical profession.

Certified phlebotomists work directly with patients to obtain specimens for laboratory tests or blood donations. They must pay close attention to safety precautions, use proper patient identification techniques. A good bedside manner is also important to help calm anxious patients. ATA prepares graduates to deliver high quality, direct patient care while performing vital phlebotomy techniques through small-group instruction, lab work and clinical experience.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will recieve a Diploma in Phlebotomy and also be eligible for the National Health Career Associations Phlebotomy Technician Certification (PCT)

Phlebotomy program overview:

  • 10-month fast track program that consists of 57 credit hours
  • 120 hours of clinical experience at an offsite medical facility.
  • Flexible day and evening class times

    Sample Courses

    • ANA 101 Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
    • PHL 101 Phlebotomy Lab 1 (3 credits)
    • PHL 104 Phlebotomy Clinical (4 credits)

    Career Choices

    • Clinical labs
    • Hospitals
    • Medical group practices

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