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Become A Phlebotomist
Many phlebotomists say that every day is like a new treasure hunt as they search to find a productive vein! Students learn to be constantly moving and ready for a new challenge. The soft side of this profession is developing the skill to calm and reassure the patient, providing emotional support as they professionally draw blood or take other samples. A certified phlebotomy technician will find work in plasma donation centers, medical offices, hospitals, or even with insurance companies doing home visits.
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What You Will Learn In The PHlebotomy Program
Students will learn the scope of practice for phlebotomists, work environment and soft skills (patient communication, teamwork, diversity). They will also discuss cardiovascular anatomy and physiology and infection control.
This section will review requisitions, patient identification, and consent. How to perform a patient interview to help prepare the patient for blood draws and specimen collections. Students will learn non-blood specimen collections they may perform in certain settings.
Once specimen collection is complete, students will practice preparing specimens for storage or testing, specimen handling, and laboratory informatics. Students will also learn about reporting and distributing lab tests.
Safety and Compliance
Students will learn about regulations that affect laboratory personnel, quality control, and patient and employee safety.
Students will be taught other types of collections they may encounter in a laboratory or hospital setting.
Our Phlebotomy Students In action
Is The PHlebotomy Program Right For You?
This Program Is for Students Who:
- Like to work independently in a variety of healthcare and medical settings.
- Have a calm and reassuring demeanor and desire to work closely with people.
- Are positive and compassionate and want to work in an environment in which they are continually learning and being challenged.
Students Love This Program Because:
- They learn a wide variety of clinical and soft skills that prepare them for the varying aspects of the job.
- The classes are small, which allows for collaborative learning as well as ample practice of the different collection methods.
- There are numerous settings that graduates can work in, including doctor’s offices, insurance companies, and blood donation centers.
About Your Phlebotomy Instructors
Jami Griffin received her Bachelors of Nursing degree at Dixie State University. She is currently working on her Masters of Nursing at Western Governors University. Her
health care experience includes hospice and home health, and the cardiovascular unit at Dixie Regional
Medical Center. Jami has several years of teaching experience. She joined the Dixie tech team
in 2020. Jami is married to Dr. Scott Griffin together they have nine children and 13 grandchildren.
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