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Phlebotomy Short-Term Training

In only nine weeks, you can be prepared to enter the high-demand field of phlebotomy through our fast training program.

Mid's Phlebotomy Program features specific advantages when compared to competitor programs:

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Highest Certification Available!

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Our program ensures eligibility to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) exam - the highest credential for a Phlebotomist which allows you to practice in all 50 states.

NAACLS Approved.

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Mid's program is one of only three NAACLS approved Phlebotomy programs in the state - guaranteeing you the highest quality training.

Save BIG!

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Phlebotomy at Mid costs just $1,400 for a 9-week course, compared to nearly $2,000 for an 8-week training at a non-accredited competitor.


Program Proud!

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Surveyed graduates give Mid's CNA and Phlebotomy programs a 97% satisfaction rating.

High Graduation Rates.

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Mid currently has a 98% graduation rate for the program, which demonstrates our commitment to your success.

Job Placement Success!

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Mid also provides job placement services - 76% of our graduates start their career after certification.

Exceptional Pass Rate!


What will I learn?

Mid's Phlebotomy Short-Term Training consists of nine weeks of training in a classroom, lab, and externship/clinical settings. This training often functions as a stepping stone into other healthcare-related careers, such as medical laboratory science or nursing.

Phlebotomists are health care workers who draw blood and prepare samples for diagnostic testing, and they function as important members of clinical teams. Employment continues to grow fast for phlebotomists, and job rates are expected to climb over 25% in the next few years.Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, venipuncture and blood draw micro-collection techniques. The procedures are performed on patients of all ages at clinics, hospital labs, outpatient care centers and nursing homes.

After this short program, you will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the health care delivery system and medical terminology
  • Demonstrate knowledge of infection control and safety
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of body systems and anatomic terminology in order to relate major areas of the clinical laboratory to general pathologic conditions associated with the body systems
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of age specific or psychosocial considerations involved in the performance of phlebotomy procedures on various age groups of patients
  • Demonstrate understanding of the importance of specimen collection and specimen integrity in the delivery of patient care
  • Demonstrate knowledge of collection equipment, various types of additives used, special precautions necessary and substances that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood constituents
  • Follow standard operating procedures to collect specimens via venipuncture and capillary (dermal) puncture
  • Demonstrate understanding of requisitioning, specimen transport and specimen processing
  • Demonstrate understanding of quality assurance and quality control in phlebotomy
  • Communicate (verbally and nonverbally) effectively and appropriately in the workplace.This nine week program includes training in classroom, labs, and externship (clinical) settings, which prepares students to be competent phlebotomists

Mid's Phlebotomy Short-Term Training is accredited by NAACLS 5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720 Rosemont IL 60018-5119; ph: (773) 714-8880; fx: (773) 714-8886; info@naacls.org

How much does it cost?

Currently the Phlebotomy Short-Term Training fee is $1,400. This does not include the cost of your textbook, workbook, and exam book. However, funding is available for qualified individuals through MI Works! or MI Rehab Services to offset some or all training costs. Contact your area agency to find out if you qualify.


Federal Financial Aid is not available for this program.

Job/Career Outlook

Train today for a fast-growing industry which provides competitive wages in

  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Physician's offices
  • Medical and surgical centers
  • Veterinary clinics
  • Insurance agencies
  • Blood & plasma donation centers
  • Government medical facilities and agencies
  • US Armed forces


Earnings*

  • Median Pay: Approx. $15.21/hour or $31,630/year.


Employment Outlook (2014-2024)*:

  • 25% or Much faster than average.


For Phlebotomists.
*Information from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014 figures.

Note: Local or area average pay may differ from State or national statistics.

Training Testimonials

"I loved the training and the fact that our instructor works in the area and could present information from real-world situations. It was a great benefit that the class was held in my local area as well." - Tina Moeller

"If you're looking to get your foot in the door in the healthcare field I would highly recommend this phlebotomy training. I learned a lot and the training was very beneficial." - Genie Brand

"Our instructor was outstanding. She did her best to make each and every one of us feel at ease and comfortable with phlebotomy procedures. The training was a lot of work, but looking back, the combination of book work, lecture, and lab learning really made the information stick. I easily recognize when someone is not using proper procedure or technique. What I learned during the training is something that I'll have for the rest of my life!" - Cassandra St. Andrew

"The instructor was very informative and helpful and prepared us for every aspect of being a phlebotomist." - Jennifer DeGrant

"My experience in phlebotomy training was good. I was nervous to start because I had heard the training was fast-paced and I have two small boys, so I knew it was going to be a challenge. The instructor really did an amazing job and helped in every way she could. She was laid back and down to earth. The training externship was valuable in gaining hands-on experience and my confidence grew significantly throughout the training. I would absolutely recommend this training to others. Great program, instructor, and learning environment." - Sandra Graham

"The training and experience was awesome. I would recommend phlebotomy training for anyone interested in getting their foot in the door of the medical field." - Mikayla Little

"Fast paced learning, fun instructor, overall enjoyable experience! Highly recommend this training to anyone!" - Katie Schweitzer

 
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