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Job opportunities for phlebotomists span across the healthcare field. Hospitals, clinics, private practices, home health agencies, blood banks and labs all have a need for phlebotomist thanks to a recent spike in demand for lab tests and other advancements in the healthcare industry. Through a combination of classroom, laboratory and internship work*, students in the phlebotomy certificate program are prepared to fill roles throughout the medical field.
*Internships are not available at the Rochester and Albany location.
Due to COVID-19, our classroom-based Phlebotomy and EKG programs are currently on hold. Our plan is to offer these classes as soon as it is safe to do so. Our clinical programs have a large component of hands-on practice and skill, taking social distancing measures and health and safety precautions are essential to continue to hold these courses in the future.
Please contact a representative in your area to learn more about our programs and/or to be put on a waiting list for future classes:
Albany - Nicole Mineau
Buffalo - Thelma Godert
Rochester - Maria Dewar
Syracuse - Kim Love
Coursework that highlights the ethics, terminology and practice needed for the phlebotomy field complements lab and field work to provide a well-rounded program that provides students with the framework needed to succeed in phlebotomy jobs upon completion of the certificate.
The course also prepares students to sit for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. The CPT is a national credential for the Phlebotomy Technician profession. Certification through the National Healthcareer Association recognizes the competency and proficiency of a clinical individual and is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
Combine phlebotomy courses on basic medical knowledge with hands on training focused on drawing blood and the proper procedures for collecting and storing samples and specimen. Through the phlebotomy program, students gain the understanding in key areas of infection control along with basic ethical standards set forth in the industry.
The Phlebotomy Certificate program at Bryant & Stratton College covers the necessary skills to pursue clinical opportunities in the healthcare field.