Phlebotomy Technician


Phlebotomy Technician is a 72-hour program completed over 6 weeks. It is 40% lecture, 60% lab. Theory and practice of basic and advanced phlebotomy, including the healthcare setting, overview of the human body, blood collection procedures, and special procedures. Students will draw blood from classmates and volunteers. The final exam will consist of a written test, and a two part skills test. 
 
Students will learn laboratory skills including: 
  • Venipuncture procedures: 
    • Butterfly needles
    • Multisample needles 
    • Needle to syringe method and blood transfer devices 
    • Proper patient identification
    • Test requisition
    • Order of draw 
    • IV placement
  • Dermal puncture procedures: 
    • Hemoglobin
    • Hematocrit
    • Newborn screen 
    • Glucose 
    • Micro-collection container
  • Special procedures: 
    • Syncope
    • Urinalysis 
    • Throat swab 
    • Blood culture collection
    • Specimen transport
    • Centrifugation
    • ESR test

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Shanise Keith

Program Coordinator

  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Program Hours: 72 hours
  • Campus Location: MTECH Lehi Main and Orem Campuses.

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Larissa Graham

Instructor

  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Program Hours: 72 hours
  • Campus Location: MTECH Lehi Main and Orem Campuses.

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Phlebotomy Technician.
  2. Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) from the NHA  for the national CPT exam.

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors only.

Adult Registration Availability: Registration will open on June 24, 2020, and the next start date will be 8/18/2020. Start dates are approximately every other month after that.  

High School Student Registration Availability: Registration for Fall 2020 opens June 24, 2020 at 8:00 am online on the MTECH Registration Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  Program Length: 72 Hours or approximately six weeks.

  Times: Evenings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main and Orem Campuses.

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid

  VA Eligible: This program is eligible for Veterans Assistance.   +Learn More

Prerequisites

  High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.  

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.

Schedule

Session Location Room Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Fall 2020 Lehi 305 8/18/2020 9/29/2020 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-Th
Fall 2020 Lehi 305 10/19/2020 12/1/2020 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-Th
Spring 2021 Lehi 305 1/19/2021 3/2/2021 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-Th
Spring 2021 Lehi 305 3/22/2021 5/4/2021 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-Th
Summer 2021 Orem 114A 6/1/2021 7/13/2021 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-Th

 

Tuition and Fees

Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Facilities Fee $50.00  
Program Fees $375.00  
Tuition $151.20  
total: $616.20  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

 

Materials and Supplies

Item Cost Notes
Scrubs $48.00  
Phlebotomy  Essentials Textbook $90.00 Optional: ISBN 978-1-4963-8707-3 (7th Edition)
NHA National Phlebotomy Exam $117.00  Strongly Recommended.
NHA Online Study Package $69.00  Optional.
total: $324.00  


Note: All materials and supplies are available at MTECH Bookstore unless noted.

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