About this course
This course provides knowledge and training on how to draw blood using numerous techniques. The course curriculum teaches anatomy & physiology, medical terminology,
venipuncture, tube recognition & order of draw, professionalism, preanalytical
complications, capillary blood draw, and specimen transportation. Students will also
have the luxury of completing an internship to gain more experience. After completion of
this course, the student will register to take the AAPT (American Academy Phlebotomy
Technicians) or NHA (National Healthcare Association) exam at an on-site testing center.
What are the qualifications to register at Shades of Purple?
The student must be at least 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma or GED.
Is Shades of Purple accredited?
We are licensed through NC Community College however they are not an accreditation agency. Shades of Purple programs are licensed and accredited by NHA (National Healthcare Association) & AAPT (American Academy of Phlebotomy Technicians). We offer contact hours that are not transferable to another school.
Will I receive a certification after I complete a program?
Yes, all of our programs are licensed and you will receive a National Certification from licensing agency.
Where will I take my National Exam?
All National Exams will be administered at Shades of Purple we are a proctor testing site.
This course provides knowledge and training on how to draw blood using numerous techniques. The course curriculum teaches: -Anatomy & Physiology -Medical Terminology -Venipuncture -Tube Recognition & Order of Draw -Professionalism -Pre-analytical Complications -Capillary Blood Draw -Specimen Transportation. -After completion of this course, the student will either take the AAPT (American Academy Phlebotomy Technicians) or NHA (National Healthcare Association) exam at our on-site testing center.
Major & Related Requirements
7 Lectures: 120 Clock Hours