Phlebotomy

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.

Upcoming Training:


Option 1

Classroom: Tuesdays
Mar 24 – May 5, 4:00pm to 10:00pm May 19, 2:30pm to 8:30pm

Clinical: Monday-Friday
May 20 – Aug 20, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Register for option 1 This class is full
Registration Deadline: February 24, 2020

Option 2

Classroom: Wednesdays
April 29 – June 10, 4:00pm to 10:00pm June 17, 2:30pm to 8:30pm

Clinical: Monday-Friday
June 18 – September 18, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Register for option 2This class is full
Registration Deadline: March 29, 2020

Option 3

Classroom: Thursdays
March 26 – May 14,  4:00pm – 10:00pm
May 21,   2:30pm – 8:30pm

Clinical: Monday – Friday
May 22 – August 24,   8:00am – 4:00pm

Register for option 3
Registration Deadline: March 12, 2020


Registration Requirements 

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.


Clinical Prerequisites

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. 


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)

 

Interested? Or have questions for our team? 

Contact us by emailing ems@bc3.edu or by calling 724.287.8711 x8418 for more information.