Phlebotomy Technician Program
Are you interested in becoming a certified phlebotomy technician?
A phlebotomist collects blood specimens from patients by venipuncture, heel sticks and/or finger sticks.
As a phlebotomy technician working in a clinical laboratory setting you will perform the following tasks:
- Verify patient
- Explain the procedure to patients
- Collect blood and other clinical laboratory specimens such as urine and stool.
- Prepare and process laboratory specimens for testing
- Centrifuge blood specimens
- Prepare specimens to be shipped to an outside source for testing
National Certification provided upon completion through NHA.
In this 9 week training program students will learn:
- Proper patient identification
- The technique of drawing blood
- Order of draw
- Specimen handling
- Utilizing the centrifuge
- Specimen labeling
- Medical terminology and abbreviations
Days and hours
81 classroom hours
+ 120 hour externship
Day: M T W 9am-12pm
Evening: M T W 6pm-9pm
Students that miss more than a week of class will be immediately dropped from the program.
1 scrub uniform
Graduation Cap and gown
Need assistance? SLM accepts financial aid from Camden County's workforce.
Is phlebotomy the career choice for you?