Phlebotomy Training In Arizona by michelewestcott


									Phlebotomy Training In Arizona

• Prospective phlebotomists in Arizona have a
  number of training options. Phoenix College
  and Coconino Community College in Flagstaff
  are two of the largest community colleges in
  the state to offer allied health programs. A
  phlebotomy certificate program is available at
  both schools.
Phoenix College's Phlebotomy Training
• Phoenix College is one of ten campuses in the
  Maricopa Community College System. The
  school provides career training and transfer
  programs to over 30,000 students. A
  certificate in phlebotomy is available.
         Phlebotomy Certificate

• The phlebotomy certificate program provides
  students with the skills necessary to perform
  skin puncture and venipuncture procedures.
  Coursework is a combination of lectures and
  lab experiences on the proper use of
  laboratory equipment and test codes.
  Students also gain hands-on experience
  drawing blood specimens from patients of all
  ages in a semester-long clinical practicum.
• Applicants with little or no prior work
  experience in the healthcare field must also
  complete prerequisite courses that address
  job safety, healthcare system organization and
  communication skills.
• They also learn the medical terminology used
  for diagnostic procedures and diseases.
  Applicants with two or more years of
  healthcare experience may forgo prerequisite
  requirements. Upon successful completion of
  this 1-semester program, graduates can find
  employment as phlebotomists at donor
  centers, hospitals and doctors' offices.
     Coconino Community College's
      Phlebotomy Training Program
• Coconino Community College is located in the
  northern Arizona city of Flagstaff. Established
  in 1991, the college now has four main
  campuses. Phlebotomy training is available
  through its Public Safety, Law and Allied
  Health Department.
          Phlebotomy Certificate

• Graduates of this 32-credit-hour certificate
  program are prepared to work as
  phlebotomists in clinics, community health
  agencies and hospitals. Students are taught
  how to safely collect blood specimens from
  patients. They also learn healthcare
  terminology and laboratory operating
• Required courses include healthcare law,
  anatomy and physiology, algebra and
  healthcare communication. A clinical
  practicum is also required. Students can
  expect to complete this program in about 1.5
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