Course Offered only at the Pharr Campus
“South Texas Training Center are committed to providing the highest of phlebotomy technician training and education. Our goal is to prepare nurse aide/home health aides for employment and career advancement in today’s job market.”
- Must be able to speak, read, & write in English
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must have G.E.D. or high school diploma
- Must pass an entrance exam administered by the school with a 70% or better
Course Length: 230 Clock hours
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.3:30- p.m.
hours of instruction (6 ½ weeks )
This program provides instruction for entry level employment as a phlebotomist. The phlebotomy program includes instruction in principals and procedures for venipunctures, blood glucose monitoring, hematology, and collections of specimens. Students will demonstrate care of lab equipment, infection control procedures, and identify common lab tests and values. Students will learn anatomy and physiology and describe the body’s basic systems and functions. The program includes classroom lecture, lab, competency demonstration and externship. Graduates of this program may obtain employment in clinics, doctor’s offices, medical labs, and hospitals. Upon completion of the course students are eligible to become National Certified Phlebotomy Technicians (NCPT) through the National Center for Competency Testing.
Intro to Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy Safety Regulations & Infection Control
MA Basic Anatomy
Equipment and Lab Value