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Phlebotomy

SouthWest Skill Center Program

Next classes begins Jan 5, 2015--New Format! Only 4 hours a day in morning, afternoon, or evening!    ENROLL TODAY

The Phlebotomy program prepares students to correctly and safely obtain blood specimens and other bodily fluids, process specimens for laboratories, and use computers to record patient information in various health care settings. In addition to organization and attention to detail, phlebotomists should have good human relations and customer service skills.

This program may be completed in approximately 14 weeks. Visit our "Start Dates / Information Sessions" page for program timelines, information session and contact information.

Successful graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Completion (CCL).

This program is part of the Allied Health Institute at EMCC, which helps students succeed by offering educational networks and professional opportunities within their selected field(s) of study.

Career and Employment Outlook: 

Work environments may include private, public, government and non-profit entities, providing and varied levels of size, scope and patient interaction.

The program is designed to provide a solid education that qualifies the phlebotomist to find employment in:

  • Hospital and reference laboratories
  • Patient service
  • Urgent Care Centers
  • Life insurance companies
  • Doctor Offices
  • Blood Donor Centers
  • Outpatient laboratories
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NOTICE: RECENT CHANGES TO NURSING & ALLIED HEALTH STUDENT BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS

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