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Phlebotomy/EKG Technician

The objective of the Phlebotomy/EKG Technician program is to prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits to pursue an entry-level position in the medical field. This program includes instruction in advanced phlebotomy procedures and electrocardiography techniques.

Graduates of this program may perform duties in a hospital, medical office, clinic, or private laboratory. Specific duties may include performing venipuncture by vacutainer, butterfly, and syringe methods; collecting capillary blood; performing electrocardiography with basic interpretation; and assisting with infection control, minor laboratory testing, medical record documentation, and data entry.

The length of the Phlebotomy/EKG Technician program is 510 contact hours over a period of 29 weeks. Prior to graduation, students must complete a 150 hour externship. Please refer to the Externship/Practicum, Clinical, or Fieldwork requirements contained within the Academic Information section of the catalog. All students must complete the program with 31 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded a Diploma.

This program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue entry-level employment in the field, or jobs in related fields, the specific job titles of which may not be represented in the program title. Although the Institution will assist students with job placement, finding a job is the individual responsibility of the student. The Institution does not guarantee that any student will be placed in any of the jobs described, or placed at all.

Locations offering this program:

San Pedro
7142 San Pedro Avenue Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78216

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