In the Omaha area, your phlebotomy training certification starts at NMC.
As a Phlebotomist, you'll collect, transport, handle and process blood and other specimens for medical analysis. You'll work with both patients and other healthcare professionals.
Phlebotomists work in settings as varied as physician offices and medical clinics, hospitals and commercial laboratories.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, phlebotomists in the United States had a median salary of $35,510 per year ($17.07 per hour) in May 2019, with a much faster than average projected job growth of 17 percent between 2019 and 2029.
This course is a 9 week hybrid course then a 3 week clinical experience. The hybrid course consists of online lectures and assignments as well as on-campus labs and clinical experiences in the community. Students will come to campus for three hours each week to complete hands-on skills and participate in class activities and discussions. Students need to be prepared to spend 7-10 hours online each week plus 3 hours in lab. The 8-hour clinical days are required Monday thru Friday for a total of 40 hours a week during the 3 weeks of clinical.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification examination enabling them to be certified Phlebotomy Technician, PBT (ASCP).
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If withdrawing from this program is necessary after payment is received, a student may submit a drop request form 14 days prior to course start date to receive a 100% refund. A student may receive a 50% tuition refund prior to the first class meeting. After the first class meeting, no refunds will be given.
Enrollment fee of $200 is Non-Refundable.
Applicants are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:
Programs start throughout the year with rolling admissions.
It is your responsibility to understand the duties, responsibilities, skills and abilities required of your chosen program/profession. In addition to the technical standards as described above, please review the information regarding Phlebotomy at the O*NET website.
Applications will be reviewed once all criteria has been met. This includes the online application with application fee, written statement, and official transcripts from high school and any colleges attended. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Selected students will be contacted by email.
To be considered for admission the following items must be submitted to the address below:
Please email your official transcript(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the following address exactly as listed:
Nebraska Methodist College
Attn: Professional Development/Phlebotomy
720 N 87 ST
Omaha, NE 68114
Our phlebotomy program faculty are highly experienced and credentialed in their own fields, giving you constant real-world insight you can use.
While any instructor can recite from a textbook, ours go a step further and draw from vast personal experience. Instructors here care as deeply about their students as they do the subject matter and it shows.
Certain capabilities are required for the successful practice of phlebotomy. The position of phlebotomist has been given a strength ratio of light work by the U.S. dictionary of Occupational Titles (exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force 2/3 or more of the time to move objects. The student must:
It is your responsibility to understand the duties, responsibilities, skills and abilities required of your chosen program/profession. In addition to the technical standards as described above, please review the information regarding Phlebotomists at the O*NET website at http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9097.00.