Phlebotomy Training in Allentown, PA
Are you good at setting people at ease when they’re nervous? Are you observant? Do you want a career in medicine? If so, you should consider McCann’s Phlebotomist program in Allentown, PA.
How long is our Phlebotomist training? With our Phlebotomist program you could earn your Diploma and be ready to start your career in as little as 10 months. Our approach to Phlebotomy Technician training courses is designed to help you gain practical experience, so you can be prepared for the job market.
For over 100 years we’ve helped students in the Allentown, Bethlehem, Philadelphia, Wyomissing and Breinigsville areas get the training they need to start new careers, so you can be sure we have the experience to help you achieve your career goals.
What You’ll Learn in Phlebotomist Classes
Phlebotomists can work in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, specialty practices and laboratories. As part of our Phlebotomist program, you will receive training in collecting, handling, testing and reviewing blood samples from patients.
McCann’s Phlebotomist program stands out from other schools due to the emphasis on hands-on training and our faculty. Part of your Phlebotomist training requires you to do an practicum, which will prepare you for your career after graduation. Here are just a few of the important classes you will take through your Phlebotomy Technician training:
- Phlebotomy Theory: Students in this class will learn the role of Phlebotomists in the healthcare industry. Practical experience will be emphasized and students will learn how to collect blood samples from patients, as well as what to do with the samples.
- Medical Terminology: Students will gain a working knowledge of medical terms, including their structure, formation, roots and suffixes. They will also learn the human body’s anatomical structure, diseases affecting the body and the terminology relating to them.
- Anatomy and Physiology: By the end of the course, students will know the different systems in the human body, their function, and how they can be affected by disease.
To learn more about the classes we offer in our Phlebotomist program, download the Course Catalog.
Exciting Careers through Phlebotomy Training
When you earn a Diploma through the Phlebotomist program at McCann School of Business & Technology, you'll receive quality instruction from our teachers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we will see a 27% increase in the need for Phlebotomists, which means you'll have plenty of options when you graduate.*
With Phlebotomy training, you will be qualified for several different jobs. Here is one of the careers you could have after completing our Phlebotomist program at McCann School of Business & Technology:
Most medical procedures require the use of a blood sample, making the job of a Phlebotomist a busy one. Part of your job will be to help your patients relax and stay calm while you draw their blood. Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research and donation.
Start Your Phlebotomy Technician Training Today
Starting a new career doesn’t have to take four years of school. With McCann’s Phlebotomist program, you could start an exciting new career in one year.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Phlebotomists, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-and-clinical-laboratory-technologists-and-technicians.htm#tab-6.