PHLEBOTOMY PROGRAM
(4 WEEKS)

Discover A New Level Of Hands on in Phlebotomy

phlebotomy students taking blood samples

Phlebotomy Introduction

8 Clock Hours

Students will learn the foundation of phlebotomy. Safety, infection control, HIPAA, and professionalism will be the focus on the first day. Students will get hands on with basic phlebotomy supplies and learn how to perform a safe venipuncture with proper technique.

Phlebotomy Training

21 Clock Hours

Students will learn how to prepare the patient, proper cleaning techniques, finding the vein, and the order of draw. In addition to these techniques, students will learn how to ensure every draw is a quality specimen, as well as common risks and challenges the phlebotomist may encounter. Students will learn advanced skills such as capillary draws, culture collection, and fluid collection. We will discuss the difference between lab types, and basic lab functions. Students will also learn how to take patient vitals and perform CPR.

Job Placement

3 Clock Hours

Job placement presentation. Interviewing skills on how to prepare for a job interview, including proper dress, do’s and don’ts of an interview, resume preparation and a professional head shot.

10:1
STUDENT INSTRUCTOR RATIO
  • CPR Certification included in tuition​

  • CPT National Certification Exam fee included in tuition

Phlebotomy Certification Examination Information

The Academy proctors the CPT Exam on site, and the cost of the CPT exam is included in tuition.

CPT Certification Final Exam - 100 Questions 

The national exam is 100 questions in length.  You have 120 minutes to complete the exam. You are provided one attempt to pass the National Certification Exam. You must score an 85% or better to become certified.

 

Any costs associated with repeating the exam, is the student’s full responsibility.

Requirements to take the CPT exam are:

High School Diploma or GED

Have a clean background (Case by case)

Completion of a Phlebotomy Training Program or 1 year of on-the-job experience in the past 3 years

30 successful blood draws

10 successful capillary sticks

 

Class
Schedule

Phlebotomy class start dates:

4 Saturday Classes - 10am – 6pm: September 24th, 2022 - October 15th, 2022

4 Monday Classes 8am-4pm: November 14th , 2022 – December 12th, 2022 16

4 Saturday Classes 8am-4pm: January 21st, 2023 – February 11th, 2023

4 Saturday Classes 8am-4pm: April 29th, 2023 – May 20th, 2023

4 Saturday Classes 8am-4pm: September 9th, 2023 - September 30th, 2023

 

Program Entrance Requirements

The Academy does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, marital status, nation origin, race or religion.

If you are interested in signing up for the Phlebotomy Program we need the following:

  • Completion of an Admission Interview

  • A valid ID

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Know what payment option you are going to choose

  • Sign the Student Enrollment Agreement, Release of Liability, and Infection Control Policy

 

Tuition & Payments

Phlebotomy Program
Tuition Total $3000 

Tuition Includes: One set of scrubs, online textbook, unlimited practice exams, supplies, materials, PPE’s, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, CPR certification, and the National CPT exam fee.

 

Payment
Options

We offer 5 payment options to help you out with payments, view below and choose the best option for you. 

1.

Payment in full of cash, money order, cashier’s check, or credit card. Includes a 5% off discount if paid in full in one transaction.

2.

Four weekly payments, interest free, paid directly to Desert Dental & Health Academy with the Registration Fee of $200.00 put down to hold your seat. (First payment due by the first day of class, and every 7 days thereafter.)

3.

Private Student Loan secured by the student through Paramount Capital Group (Needs to qualify). If qualified, a registration Fee of $200.00 is required to hold your seat.  Must apply online:

4.

Payment through a Private Lender secured by the student (Needs to qualify) 

5.

Payment through a grant program (Needs to qualify)

  • Below is information listed on agencies that might be able to assist you gain a grant opportunity through WIOA. Desert Dental & Health Academy is on the ETPL (Eligible Training Provider List). You can contact your local workforce office for more information:

  • Students that meet WIOA criteria and are approved through the WIOA program can be awarded with a scholarship award of up to $2000.00 towards the cost of tuition.

Arizona @ Work – Maricopa Workforce Connection

Phone: (602) 372-4200 -Phoenix

Phone: (602) 222-1630 -Surprise

Phone: (480) 497-0350 -Gilbert

Phone: (480) 962-7678 -Mesa

Arizona @ Work – Phoenix Workforce Connection

Phone: (623) 247-3304 -51st Avenue & Indian School

Phone: (602) 861-0208 -7th Street & Dunlap

For more information about WIOA below is a direct link to their website:

Apply for YOUTH  WORKFORCE services through Maricopa County

Apply for YOUTH  WORKFORCE services through the City of Phoenix