BC3's Phlebotomy Certification Training instructs students on how to draw blood for tests, transfusions, research or blood donations over 48 classroom hours and at least 100 clinical hours.
Upon successful completion of this training, students are eligible to take the National Phlebotomy Certification Examination.
Training location is Butler Memorial Hospital. Training cost is $925, plus textbook.
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Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate, have a valid PA driver's license, and either proof of personal medical coverage or have signed an insurance waiver prior to starting class. A member of the EMS staff will contact you with more information about these requirements after registering.
All students will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon registration in order to be approved for clinical placement.
The clearances obtained for purposes of clinical experiences through BC3 must not be volunteer clearances and must be submitted to the instructor by the fourth week of class.
- Current Physical with associated lab work
- Drug screening
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance Instructions Act 33
- Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check Act 34
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check Act 73
Did You Know?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm (visited January 19, 2019)