Phlebotomy/EKG Technician Diploma
The role of a phlebotomy/EKG technician in health care is important to accurately diagnose and treat patients. Their skill in gathering information is important to physicians, hospitals, clinics, and labs. Our Phlebotomy/EKG Technician Diploma program can provide you with the opportunity to become a candidate in this field.
Graduates of this program can acquire the knowledge and technical skills needed to carry out specific duties that may include performing venipuncture by vacutainer, butterfly, and syringe methods; collecting capillary blood; performing electrocardiography with basic interpretation; and assisting with infection control, minor laboratory testing, medical record documentation, and data entry.
The program is also designed to help eligible students prepare for the Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) exam sponsored by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), and the Certified EKG Technician exam sponsored by the National Allied Health Test Registry, a division of the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).†
Phlebotomy/EKG Technician Program Features
Our diverse program can help prepare you for various entry-level phlebotomy/EKG technician positions by providing:
- Hands-on technical and clinical courses
- Instruction in phlebotomy procedures and electrocardiography techniques
- Assistance in preparation for certification exams
- Assistance with job placement
Potential Career Opportunities
Students completing the Phlebotomy/EKG Technician Diploma program may seek entry-level employment opportunities such as:
- EKG technician
- Lab assistant
- Lab aide
- Hospital donor unit assistant