Phlebotomy Technician Program:
The Phlebotomy Technician program is offered with a duration of (14) night classes, 4-hours per night in Turlock, a total of 58-hours; plus an externship with minimum 40-hours to meet state requirements. This program provides education for individuals seeking a career in the laboratory as a California Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT I). The mission of the Phlebotomy Technician Program is to graduate highly qualified professional and compassionate Phlebotomy Technicians. The primary goal of the Phlebotomy Technician Program is to education students with didactic, laboratory, clinical experiences that encompass emerging and innovative technologies in the preparation for a health care career as a Phlebotomist Technician. The Phlebotomist duties: taking patient histories, preparing puncture sites, drawing blood by way of venipuncture, and preparing fluid samples for laboratory testing. This training meets the California Department of Public Health requirements for eligibility to take the Phlebotomy Technician Certificaiton Examination.
To enroll in the program a non-refundable fee of $250.00 is due at time of enrollment into the program. If student chooses to cancel their enrollment the fee will not be refunded (no exceptions). The remainder cost $2,750.00 (covers all the following: Tuition, set scrubs/ID, BLS course, lab materials - state test fee for certification not included).
SPRING 2018 -Program Schedule:
PROGRAM TOTAL OF (14) DAYS: (+EXTERNSHIP)
(58 hours) - Didactic: (Mondays/Tuesdays) 5:30pm - 9:45pm
First Lady Permanente 901 Geer Road, Bldg 921 Turlock
WEEK 1: May 7, 8
WEEK 2: May 14, 15
WEEK 3: May 21, 22
WEEK 4: May 28, 29
WEEK 5: June 4, 5
WEEK 6: June 11, 12
WEEK 7: June 18, 19
NOTE- All Didactic hours are mandatory, plus successful completion of the program with an 80% or better on written exam and passing skills competency exam with a 100%.
(40 hours) - Externship
To meet Phlebotomy Program course completion requirements, student must complete a total of (40) hours externship time scheduled and approved by school. Each student must meet the minimal California requirements for the clinical portion of the phlebotomy course.
This includes the successful performance of minimum:
- 40 hours minimum noted and signed by externship preceptor.
- Evaluations completed and signed
- Puncture Log (50 venipunctures, 10 skin punctures and 2 arterial draw observations).
Course Completion Certificate:
Upon successfully completing the Phlebotomy Technician Program (58) hours Didactic and (40) hours externship, student will be eligible to take the National CPT-1 Exam to become certified. State Test fee will be available at our Turlock Campus for an additional fee.
The program is open to the general public for admission, student must have a high school diploma, and 18-years of age, Valid Identification Card, Social Security Card. A Healthcare Provider (AHA) BLS class session is provided at no cost in the course, students have the option to take the course prior however the cost will not be reimbursed. All enrolled students are required to attend an orientation must schedule with admissions office (209) 250-1200. By the first day of program student must have: TB Test, Physical, drug test and Livescan Background.
Students must attend all scheduled program hours. If a student is sick and unable to attend program hours, they are only cleared to make-up a max of 8- hours for theory sessions only.
Students have the option to go on a weekly payment plan the duration of the program, payments are due on (Friday's) each week of program - processed by the Administrative Department.
Deposit $250.00 Upon Enrollment
Payment 1 $575.00 Orientation
Payment 2 $325.00 Week 1
Payment 3 $325.00 Week 2
Payment 4 $325.00 Week 3
Payment 5 $325.00 Week 4
Payment 6 $325.00 Week 5
Payment 7 $325.00 Week 6
Payment 8 $325.00 Week 7
The Phlebotomy Technician Program is approved by the CA Department of Public Health (CDPH), LFS Division effective through 02/08/2020.
First Lady Permanente, LLC Education Center is a private institution and is approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Post Secondary Education (BPPE). Approval to operate means we are in compliance with the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009. For verification please contact (888) 370-7589.