PHLEBOTOMY PLUS AT TROCAIRE COLLEGE

A Few Months Away from a New Path in Health Care

A career in phlebotomy is both a rewarding field on its own and a stepping stone to many more opportunities within the healthcare industry. Through a program at Trocaire that takes just a few months to complete, a small time commitment may result in your mastering of an important skill that can add to your clinical expertise, open new doors to you or initiate a change in career.

Phlebotomy Plus Program

Trocaire College, 716  Ministries, and United Way are partnering to offer Phlebotomy Plus Program! This application is free.

Applications will be reviewed first come, first served. The Phlebotomy Plus Program begins in July 2020.

July 2020 Cohort

Class
July 7-September 8
Tuesdays & Thursdays
5pm-8:30pm

Clinical blood draw vials
August 17-September 4
Monday-Friday

Register by May 1st to receive the early registration rate of $1,250. The standard tuition is $1,600 after May 1st.

Students may receive the following services and course materials at no additional cost:

  • Transportation
  • Textbook
  • Phlebotomy Chart
  • Eight (8) Sessions of Work Readiness
  • Career Coaching and Mentoring

Phlebotomy Plus Program Application

Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, phlebotomists in Western New York can expect a median annual wage of $35,000 or $17/hour. Starting salaries can be $28,500 or roughly $15/hour.

The employment rate for phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2016 to 2026, much larger than the average for all occupations.

What is a Phlebotomist?

Phlebotomists are the technicians that a trained to draw blood for medical tests, transfusions, donations or research. Working in phlebotomy may require you to provide assistance if patients have adverse reactions to their blood draw or simply to explain your work and help patients feel less nervous. Phlebotomists are also responsible for the assembly and maintenance of a variety of medical instruments including needles, test tubes and blood vials. It is vital that they also keep a safe and sanitary work area, as well as correctly label drawn blood for testing or processing.

Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, phlebotomists in Western New York can expect a median annual wage of $35,000 or $17/hour. Starting salaries can be $28,500 or roughly $15/hour.

The employment rate for phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2016 to 2026, much larger than the average for all occupations.

Employment Path Possibilities

Phlebotomists mainly workin hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers and doctors’ offices. Experience could also lead to careers in fields such as:

Click the button below to be directed to our current course enrollment page where you can start your new path in Phlebotomy today.

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Phlebotomy at Trocaire

Offered by Trocaire College’s Office of Workforce Development, Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, this 10-week course provides both quality classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory experiences. Three weeks of full-time clinical hours in a local hospital or laboratory are also required.

Completion of this course will prepare students for all entry-level phlebotomy competencies as well as give them eligibility to sit for the National Certifying Exam.

Coursework includes:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Specimen collection, transport and processing
  • Laboratory testing
  • Infection control and safety
  • Quality control
  • Professionalism and healthcare delivery

The Trocaire Phlebotomy program is approved through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). A certificate will be issued upon completion.

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