Phlebotomy is the process of making an incision in a vein with a needle. A person who performs phlebotomy is called a "phlebotomist". A Phlebotomist not only collects blood but also sets up blood tests, collects and tests urine samples. The duties of a Phlebotomist do not end there. They are also qualified to help a patient who may experience an adverse reaction to medications or trauma to recover.
The Phlebotomy Technician Certificate programme focuses on cementing theoretical knowledge with sound skill development in proper blood collection methods and techniques. The programme includes both theory and hands-on training. The programme will teach students the concepts of Introduction to Phlebotomy & Infection Control, First Aid & CPR, Legal & Ethical Issues in Healthcare, Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology, Phlebotomy Equipment & Supplies, Phlebotomy Procedures and Special Collection and Point of Care Testing.
At the end of the course the student would be awarded with 3 certificates:
|Saturday||08:00 am to 11:00 am||18 weeks||48 hours||$3,500.00||Ms. Samantha Alexis|
*SPECIAL OFFER: The AMCA Exam Fee of US$109 or the AMT Fee of US $120 is not included in the tuition cost above and is paid separately. 18 week duration of class time (120 Hours which includes self-reading, Practicals outside of the class)
|Session||Start Date||End Date|
|Session 1||Saturday, October 3, 2020||Saturday, February 6, 2021|
|Session 2||Saturday, March 27, 2021||Saturday, July 31, 2021|
|Session 3||Saturday, August 21, 2021||Saturday, December 18, 2021|
Participants will undergo a practical assessment at the end of the First Aid, CPR component of the course, which will be group-based.
Students would undergo a multiple-choice exam for AMCA / AMT Phlebotomy Technician Certificate exam. The examination is done online. Consist of 100 multiple choice questions for 2 hours duration. Your results are given at the end of the exam and would be issued a digital badge which serves as certification..
NB: The AMCA exam fee of US$109 must be paid separately and is not included in the tuition cost provided. The AMT exam fee of US$120 must be paid separately and is not included in the tuition cost provided.
A softcopy textbook is given to participants. All worksheets are also provided.
The First Aid and CPR, Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens, Phlebotomy Technician certification renewal is required every two (2) years and thus participants are required to be re-certified after second year of attaining their certification.
Each student is required to independently enroll in continuing education courses online via the AMCA / AMT.
A holder of a BSc MLT (Medical Laboratory Technology) and over seven years’ experience in the medical field, Samantha Alexis brings with her both theoretical and practical knowledge. Through her many positions, ranging from Medical Laboratory assistant to Medical Laboratory Technician in both private and the public sector she has gained valuable practical skills.
Her continued thirst for knowledge in the field has led her to presently pursue her MSc in Medical Microbiology at the University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus. This drive coupled with her youthful effervescence makes her not only an effective instructor but also one who can relate to her students.
The programme manager is responsible for the management of the course. If you would like further information or would like clarification on the course please contact the programme manager.
Mr. Matthew Christian
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