The Phlebotomy Technician is generally known as a blood collector is an individual who performs phlebotomy, or collects blood samples. They generally assist in the collection and transportation of specimen other than venous blood (arterial blood, urine, tissues, sputum) and may also perform some clinical and technical functions. However, the primary function of the phlebotomist is in assisting the other members of the health care team in maintaining some accurate, safe and reliable collection and transportation of specimens for clinical laboratory analyses. This program teaches the student the standard clinical medical laboratory procedures as well as laboratory studies and instructions covering topics like, specimen collection, urinalysis, basic office bacteriology, hematology and chemistry. The study will include all aspects of medical laboratory safety, standard precautional measures, and quality control. They will learn to perform functions like venipuncture and capillary punctures. And above all, students will be equipped with the knowledge to handle various safety and clinical equipment.
The duration of the training is (6) weeks for the full program of 80 clock hours.
Basic Phlebotomy Training which excludes (IV)Intravenous training, Bodily Fluids, specimen, Forensics and Texicology is 70 clock hours.
Morning and Evening options are available.
Total cost for the basic Training is $850.00 .
$200 is due at registration if a payment plan is needed.
The program cost includes Tuition and Books.
Class start dates:
Registration for our forming class is open. Please call (214)-691-0555
Morning class: 9am to 1pm.
Evening class: 5pm to 9pm
Classes are Monday-Thursday
30 live sticks on campus or clinical sites are required
Tuition and Books are $850.00
National Healthcare Association Certification is $115.00 and
Loan options are available if financing is needed.
We are vendors to Texas Workforce Commission(TWC), Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and The GI Bill for Veterans.
In order to be accepted into the phlebotomy Technician Program, applicants
a. Be at least 18 years of age
b. Must at least an 8th grade education or preferably a high school diploma or its equivalent.
c. Must furnish two photo identifications and a social security card.
d. Must pass a criminal background check that includes submission of fingerprints.
Applicants who have been convicted of any felony drug related crime will not be considered for admission to the Dallas Career Institute.