Phlebotomy Technician Training

Phlebotomy Technician Training

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Overview

Venipuncture is the process of drawing blood from a patient for sample collection, practised by phlebotomists, practice nurses and other medical professionals, working in hospitals, care homes and GP practices. In the Phlebotomy Technician Training course, you will receive step-by-step training on how to perform a routine venipuncture, equipping you with the skills required to fast track your career in the health care sector.

This practical training course covers in-depth information on the composition and circulation of blood, and the three main veins for drawing blood, guiding you through best practice procedures and infection prevention control measures. You will also learn which veins to avoid in the venipuncture process and will familiarise with blood withdrawal equipment. 

Highlights of The Phlebotomy Technician Training course:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of a phlebotomist
  • Deepen your understanding of the composition and circulation of blood 
  • Learn about the three main veins for drawing blood, and the veins to be avoided
  • Understand the equipment required for drawing blood and the procedures for collecting blood samples
  • Get step-by-step guidance on how to perform a routine venipuncture 
  • Understand the health and safety guidelines in place to prevention infection
  • Fast track your career with a recognised, formal qualification in Phlebotomy
  • Familiarise with best practice procedures and guidelines for drawing blood

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Who is This Course for?

This course is ideal for aspiring phlebotomists who wish to gain the fundamental skills and knowledge to fast track their career. It is also suitable for practice nurses and other medical professionals with venipuncture duties. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate for FREE and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Requirements

The Phlebotomy Technician Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive an accredited certificate of achievement, which you can use to fast track your career as a qualified phlebotomist, working in hospitals, GP surgeries, residential care homes, clinics and health centres. 

Course Curriculum

Phlebotomist Training
Module 1: Venepuncture: A Method of Phlebotomy
Venepuncture A Method of Phlebotomy 00:10:00
Module 2: Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology 00:09:00
Module 3: Before Venepuncture
Before Venepuncture 00:21:00
Module 4: During Venepuncture
During Venepuncture 00:09:00
Module 5: After Venepuncture
After Venepuncture 00:09:00
Module 6: Venepuncture for Blood Donation
Venepuncture for Blood Donation 00:16:00
Module 7: Glossary
Glossary 00:18:00
Module 8: Appendix
Appendix 00:11:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Phlebotomy Technician Training 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Phlebotomy Technician Training 00:20:00
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