Get trained to draw blood samples from patients in a clinical laboratory or other health setting. Over the course of 10 weeks and 65 classroom hours you will learn all 3 blood draw methods, POCT, circulatory system, OSHA regulations, medical terminology, HIPAA regulations, specimen processing and much more. This is a very hands-on fast paced class. This program will prepare you for the California State Exam which allows you to apply to Laboratory Field Services for your CPT-1. Class includes a required 40-80 hour extern, Monday-Friday consecutively to be assigned after classroom portion ends.
Prerequisites: 18 years of age or older; have proof of HS diploma or GED. A drug and background check will also be required before starting your externship.
To register please call the Community Education office at 408-229-4201 for more information!
Classes fill very quickly! Sign up as soon as you are able! Fall class is full! Next class available Spring 2018.