Discover A New Level Of Hands on in Phlebotomy
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.
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.
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.
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
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
We offer 5 payment options to help you out with payments, view below and choose the best option for you.
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.
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.)
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:
Payment through a Private Lender secured by the student (Needs to qualify)
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.
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