In-Person: Phlebotomy Technician Tier III
In-Person: Phlebotomy Technician Tier III
The Phlebotomy Technician Tier III program combines are popular IV Technician and Phlebotomy Technician courses, allowing students to earn both certificates at once. Increase your chances of employment by increasing your skillset.
In-Person Phlebotomy Technician Tier III Program & Certifications Overview
Take on multiple certifications in the same amount of time! Expand your skills and your career horizons. Phlebotomy Career Training offers certification bundles with quality education and skill training at an affordable price. The Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 offers 2 certifications in one package: Phlebotomy Technician and IV Technician certifications and a National Certification Exam for each course.
The In-Person course curriculum includes learning for:
Students will learn about the principles of proper phlebotomy technique, specimen processing, point of care testing, compassionate patient care, maintenance and use of equipment, record keeping and documentation, basic principles of anatomy and physiology, disease process, therapeutic communication, hazardous materials management, patient assessment and much more.
Students will learn legal aspects related to intravenous insertion and flushing, Basic principles of intravenous insertion and flushing, Safety hazards and complications related to venipuncture, Review of OSHA, safety, and infection control principles and practices, anatomy, and physiology of venipuncture sites, Selection of appropriate venipuncture sites for intravenous therapy, Preparation of equipment for intravenous 12therapy, Techniques for venipuncture for insertion of a venous access device; includes i. Preparation and immobilization of site ii. Insertion of appropriate devices using both direct and indirect techniques, Techniques of intravenous line establishment, including on-going fluids and saline lock devices, and much more.
Upon course completion, students will need to pass the corresponding exam to receive their certification for each discipline. It is up to the student to verify with their state board of nursing or public health department if taking an In-Person class will be accepted.
The in-person classes are all offered at the school with online homework. All students will be provided a login and password to access their online studies. Students can expect to complete their class in as little as 8 weeks.
In-Person Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Program Prerequisites
A high school diploma or equivalent GED is recommended to enroll in the In-Person Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 program. No prior experience is required.
Curriculum (Modules & Exams)
The full program curriculum and training includes over 200 hours of course content and covers over 45 individual course topics including:
- Compassionate patient care
- Infection control
- Principles of proper phlebotomy technique
- Specimen processing
- Point of care testing
- Principles of proper IV technique
- Selection of appropriate venipuncture sites for intravenous therapy
- Various types of intravenous solutions
- Record keeping and documentation
- Basic principles of anatomy and physiology
- Safety, hazards, and complications related to venipuncture
- Drug purchasing and inventory management
- Disease process
- Therapeutic communication
- Patient assessment
Students will need to pass a Certification Exam for each course after completing the course to receive their certification.
Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Internship Requirements
Phlebotomy Technicians must complete a clinical between 15 to 30 venipunctures as a part of the Phlebotomy Technician clinical core requirements to graduate from our program. Each draw must be supervised by one of our instructors and signed off on a blood draw log and externship forms that will be provided to the student.
IV Technicians must complete an in-class clinical of I.V. venipuncture training observation and practice as a requirement to graduate our program. Each IV requirement must be supervised and signed off on a clinical competency form that will be provided to the student.
As part of the Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Certification Program, students will be performing their internship at the school through Garden City Diagnostics Laboratory, which is a CLIA waived lab. Each skill requirement must be supervised and signed off on a clinical competency form that will be provided to the student.
About Phlebotomy Career Training
Phlebotomy Career Training (PCT) has been educating students and professionals throughout the U.S. with In-Person and in-person programs for over 13 years. PCT is an accredited organization that offers nationally-recognized certification programs.
PCT understands the adult student’s need for quality education, a hands-on learning atmosphere, and a fast-track career path. Students can expect professional educators and quality instruction throughout their course. 95% of our graduates have found employment opportunities in their field! Phlebotomy Career Training is a licensed post-secondary proprietary school and has been in operation since 2009.
Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Program Instructors
Each student will be assigned a designated instructor upon enrollment. Our world-class, qualified instructors have years of teaching and field experience. Our instructors consist of Family Nurse Practitioners, RNs, Doctors, and other qualified medical professionals.
Your instructor will personally reach out to you and will be available to answer any questions throughout the program.
The course includes the following:
- Phlebotomy Technician Certificate
- IV Technician Certificate
- Complimentary 12 week voucher for the National Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam through the NAPTP
- Complimentary 12 week voucher for the National IV Technician Certification Exam through the National I.V. Association (NIVA)
- NAPTP Study Guide in PDF format (403 pages, full book)
- Access to additional resources and materials
- Access to instructors via phone and email.
- IV Venipuncture Training Practice Kit
- Available tutoring sessions via Zoom at an affordable price from experienced medical professionals, LPNs, RNs, and Doctors.
Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Employment Opportunities
The world of healthcare is a growing career field with great prospects. If you are looking for a career path with ample employment opportunities, competitive pay, benefits, and job satisfaction, Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 may be a great fit for you. Studies show that the more certifications you have, the higher your chances of being hired can be. Having more certification also showcases additional skill sets that can bring a boost in pay. 95% of our students were able to find employment upon graduation.
FAQs About Our In-Person Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Program
Do the in-person courses require an in-person test?
Students will need to pass a Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Certification Exam after completing the course to receive their certification which is taken In-Person. There are online and in-person exam options available to our students.
How does the internship/ externship work?
As part of the Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Certification Program, students are required to complete an internship that will allow them to observe and/or practice their skills. Students will be given clinical competency forms by their instructor that they will fill out and turn in to receive their certification. You may see this internship referred to as an externship or clinical in various materials; these all refer to the same requirement.
Is Phlebotomy Career Training accredited?
Phlebotomy Career Training is a licensed proprietary school in the state of Michigan and our National Testing Partners which have approved our programs are accredited. This means that the student who graduates and takes their national exam will have accreditation through the National Testing Organization and is eligible to work anywhere in the United States. These organizations include:
- National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
- American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)
- National Telemetry Association (NTA)
- National Association of Phlebotomy Technician Professionals (NAPTP)
- American Medical Technologists (AMT) (Phlebotomy only)
- National I.V. Association (NIVA)
- Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
Phlebotomy Career Training does not offer Credit hours and therefore does not accept financial aid. We are a private for-profit post-secondary school, licensed by the state of Michigan. Phlebotomy Career Training offers clock hours. These clock hours can transfer to some colleges and universities for credit hours.
How do the credit hours work?
Students that complete the full Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Program will receive 16.5 CEUs through CAPCE for the NAPTP and 5.5 CEUs through CAPCE for the NTA. Read more about the credit hours here.
Is Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 a good stepping stone into other medical careers?
The Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 program is a great way to get more opportunities for medical professionals once they get their foot in the door. The Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 training is also a great learning opportunity for those that are looking to apply to medical school or nursing programs. This program offers multiple certifications which can be perfect for those trying to create an impressive resume for their applications to schools and jobs.
Is the Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Certification valid nationwide?
Yes, the Phlebotomy Technician Tier 3 Certifications from PCT are valid in most of the United States and Canada.
The NTA Certification in Electrocardiogram and Telemetry is Valid in the United States/Canada and across the world. Students with the NTA certification can work in the Arab Emirates and across Europe.
The National IV Association’s IV Technician Certification allows students to work in health spas, vitamin spas, surgical centers and urgent cares under physician’s supervision.