Phlebotomy Training

phlebotomy technician program

If you are looking for a phlebotomy training program in Connecticut, Training Direct can help you get on your way!  Our Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn the knowledge and skills needed to pursue entry level job opportunities in this field.  If you are ready to begin your phlebotomy training, our team here at Training Direct is ready to help you get started!

Phlebotomy School in Connecticut

If you are thinking about attending a phlebotomy school in Connecticut, there are a few things you should look for in selecting the right program.  First, since a phlebotomy technician works closely with patients, it is important to select a program with the opportunity to obtain hands on experience while learning.  Second, you will want to ensure your phlebotomy school covers the topics and skills needed for success on the job.

Topics and skills in your phlebotomist training may include the collection, processing and distribution of laboratory specimens according to established procedures.  In addition, you should be exposed to safety standards, legal and ethical considerations, and quality control procedures.  The Phlebotomy Technician program at Training Direct covers these topics and more!  As you evaluate your options for attending a phlebotomy school in Connecticut, our team here at Training Direct is ready to assist you in preparing for your new career!

 


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Phlebotomy Classes – What can you learn?

Students taking phlebotomy classes will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of topics.  Believe it or not, there is more to it than learning about collection techniques and handling blood specimens.  While some of these may vary by training program, topics covered may include:

  • Effective communication and documentation skills
  • Ethical, legal, and regulatory matters
  • Infection control
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy
  • Procedures for venipuncture and capillary collections
  • Specimen handling and processing
  • …and more!

Students who choose Training Direct for their phlebotomy classes can learn about all of the above and more!  In addition, our Phlebotomy Technician program includes the opportunity for students to perform live venipuncture and capillary collections on classmates, which is required in order to complete the program.  Contact us here at Training Direct to learn how you can begin your phlebotomy training!


Looking for “Phlebotomy Classes Near Me”?

Are you searching for “phlebotomy classes near me?”  If so, you should consider Training Direct as you are evaluating various training programs.

The Training Direct Phlebotomy Technician training program is offered at the following campus locations:

At Training Direct, we offer day, evening, and weekend classes for the Phlebotomy Technician program, however, schedule availability will vary by location.  In as little as 3-4 weeks, you could complete the Phlebotomy Technician program with help from Training Direct.  Contact us today to learn more!


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Phlebotomy Certification

Graduates are encouraged to obtain phlebotomy certification after the successful completion of their training program.  Professional certifications can enhance the prospect of ultimately securing and maintaining rewarding employment.  Training Direct encourages all Phlebotomy Technician program graduates to pursue certification.

Training Direct, however, makes no promise or guarantee of a graduate's successful outcome of any certification examination or ability to gain certification or recognition by any professional registry.

As a graduation requirement for the Training Direct Phlebotomy Technician program, students must perform 5 live unaided successful venipunctures and 10 unaided successful capillary collection procedures on their classmates.  The completion of the 5/10 procedures can be applied to eligibility requirements for certifications, such as the National Health Career Association Certification.

Pursuing certification may require a high school diploma or GED, and it is the responsibility of the student to ensure they meet the criteria put forth in order to pursue certification.  Additional fees may also apply in order to pursue certification and are the responsibility of the student.


Career Opportunities After Your Phlebotomy Course

Pursuing a career as a Phlebotomy Technician or a Phlebotomist can be a great way to break into the healthcare field.  Once you have successfully completed your phlebotomy course and obtained certification, you could be on your way towards pursuing entry level job opportunities.

According to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 22% from 2020 to 2030. This projected growth is much faster than the average of all occupations. ¹ These healthcare workers could be found working in hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, and in blood donation centers collecting blood and analysis. ²

Working as a phlebotomist may also offer a variety of opportunities to travel. A phlebotomist may travel to offices, long-term care centers, patient homes, and other sites to set up mobile donation centers. ³ Qualified phlebotomists could be greatly needed during a health emergency. This could result in an increased interest in blood donations and or a greater need for blood.⁴


Top 3 Reasons to Choose Training Direct For Your Phlebotomy Tech Training

  1. You could complete the Phlebotomy Technician program in as little as 3-4 weeks!
  2. Training Direct’s Phlebotomy Technician training program offers hands-on training in both the classroom and a clinical laboratory setting.
  3. We offer career services assistance to Training Direct graduates to help give their career a head start.

START YOUR JOURNEY TODAY!


Are you ready to take your place in the essential healthcare field? There has never been a greater need for qualified phlebotomists ready to take on any task! Contact us today to enroll in Training Direct’s Phlebotomy Technician program. Your future is calling! Will you answer?


Phlebotomy Technician Frequently Asked Questions

Want to learn more about:

  • What is a Phlebotomy Technician?
  • What does a Phlebotomy Technician do?
  • How to become a Phlebotomy Technician in CT?
  • ...and so much more!

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Additional Information:

    1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists,
      on the Internet at, www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm#tab-2 (visited April 10, 2020)
    2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists,
      on the Internet at, www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm#tab-6 (visited November 23, 2021)
    3. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists,
      on the Internet at, www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm#tab-6 (visited April 10, 2020)
    4. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists,
      on the Internet at, www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm#tab-3 (visited April 10, 2020)
    5. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists,
      on the Internet at, www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm#tab-6 (visited April 10, 2020) on the
      Internet at, www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm#tab-6 (visited April 10, 2020)

 

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