Achieve New Standards of Excellence
A Phlebotomy Technician carries the important professional responsibility of collecting blood samples from patients by venipuncture or micro-techniques. Because the task is integral to the medical labs process, well qualified technicians are an extremely valuable part of the medical laboratory team and are currently in great demand. The standards of practice are high to ensure patient safety, and a high level of professionalism throughout the collection process.
Your Building Blocks To Success
The Phlebotomy Technician program is taught through classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences. Students are trained to perform a variety of blood collection methods and techniques. Specific knowledge will be gained in:
- Infection Prevention
- Proper Patient Identification and Specimen Labeling
- Quality Assurance
In addition, students will acquire the skills necessary to allay patient fears, communicate effectively, and to maintain the highest degree of safety at all times. The program is focused on enabling students to achieve the highest quality of professional expertise in order to excel in this demanding and rapidly expanding medical field.
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Minimum non-academic requirements for the program include hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity, visual acuity, an ability to exercise sound judgment in pressured situations, and the ability to work under stressful conditions. If you meet these requirements, then contact our program coordinator to get started. You should also download the application from this page and submit it to the Austin Community College Continuing Education registration office. Then get ready for a new career that is full of challenge and professional responsibility!
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