Start Phlebotomy Training in Pottsville, PA

Do you have the ability to make people feel relaxed and at ease? Do you pay attention to details? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? If you said yes, then you could start a career as a Phlebotomist, someone who specializes in drawing blood. You can earn your Phlebotomy Diploma through our Phlebotomist program in as little as 12 months.

Students in the Pottsville, Frackville, Bloomsburg, Tamaqua and Pine Grove areas have all taken advantage of Phlebotomist training at McCann.

Phlebotomists 27%

Projected job growth 2012 - 2022*

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What You’ll Learn in Your Phlebotomist Classes

When you enroll in this program, you will learn to become an important member of the medical community and collect vital blood samples for testing. In our Phlebotomist training program, you will receive the training you need to collect, handle, test and review blood samples from patients.

Here are some of the classes you’ll take when you enroll at McCann School of Business & Technology:

  • Medical Terminology: When you take this class, you will learn about medical vocabulary and the specific roots and suffixes of words that you can use to identify other important medical terms. 
  • Phlebotomy Theory: In this course, you will learn the role of a Phlebotomist in the medical field. You’ll also learn to collect blood samples as well. 
  • Anatomy and Physiology: Before you can start drawing blood, you’ll need to become a lot more familiar with the human body, its systems and how they work together.

McCann’s Phlebotomist program allows access to our on-campus Allied Health Lab where students can practice drawing blood before working on live patients. For more specific details, please download our Course Catalog.

Career Options with McCann’s Phlebotomist Program

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.*

Here is one of the career opportunities available after completion of our Phlebotomy training program:

Phlebotomist

Wherever a doctor diagnoses a patient, a Phlebotomist who drew blood helped in the process. You will be able to draw blood in a way that leaves people feeling calm and relaxed. You’ll collect blood for research, tests, transfusions and donations.

Get Started on Your Phlebotomist Diploma Today

At McCann School of Business & Technology, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to find a new career. You will also have access to Career Service where we will also help you with interview skills and techniques. Call us at 866.865.8065 or click here to request more information.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Phlebotomists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm