| 6 Idaho Phlebotomy Training Programs
||Bingham Memorial Hospital
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy 101 Course
Location: 98 Poplar Street Blackfoot, ID 83221
This class is designed to teach students about the different types of specimens and collection equipment that they will encounter as they seek employment in the field. The clinical exercises included in the curriculum cover all 4 types of blood drawing so students can have a thorough understanding of venipuncture and its procedures.
The program is a 12 hour course that is split into several classes, and the total tuition is $200.00 per person, which covers supplies and books.
This is a short-term option that can help students prepare for a national certification exam, which will make them eligible for an entry-level position as a phlebotomist. For prospective students that would like to complete training in as little time as possible, this course can be an option to consider.
College of Southern Idaho
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training Program
Location: 315 Falls Avenue PO Box 1238 Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238
The College of Southern Idaho offers a training program that is designed to provide students with workforce training that can help to improve their employability. This particular course consists of 60 classroom hours, and 100 clinical hours. The classroom learning is in place to help students understand the anatomical and scientific aspects of phlebotomy that they will need to successfully pass a national certification exam. The clinical hours provide students with an opportunity to apply this knowledge in a functioning facility with real patients, and real specimen collection.
The tuition of this option is $375.00 plus the testing fees that will be required. The program fees are subject to change, but the most recent price list can be found on the school site.
College of Western Idaho
Programs Offered: Phlebotomist Training Program
Location: CWI at Boise State University-1464 University Dr. Boise, ID 83706
CWI Eagle River- 485 E. Riverside Drive Eagle, ID 83616
The College of Western Idaho offers a phlebotomist training program that is an intensive class designed to prepare students for an entry-level position as a phlebotomist. The curriculum consists of 64 classroom hours and 40 clinical hours which can be completed in as little as 8 weeks. In order to participate in the clinical portion, students must submit to a background check, and they must have various immunizations.
Before entering this program, applicants are required to have Healthcare Provider CPR training. Additionally, applicants should have their own personal insurance before entering the program. The total cost of this option is $1,495.00. To view upcoming schedules, you can visit the site to learn more.
Some of the topics covered in this training are: the anatomy and physiology of the vascular system, safety and infection control, and how to draw blood specimens.
Idaho State University Workforce Training
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Training Program
Location: 921 South 8th Avenue Pocatello, ID 83209
The Idaho State University Workforce Training division offers a training program that is designed to provide students with the skill set that they will need to pursue a career in the healthcare industry. This program is accredited by the Idaho Division of Professional Technical Education, and upon successfully completing this option, graduates become eligible to sit for a national certification exam.
The program lasts for one semester and the tuition of this choice is $850.00. Students will also be responsible for the $85.00 national testing fees (if they choose to take the exam). The textbook will cost approximately $100.00, and this is not included in the tuition. For a list of any additional fees and to view the program brochure, you can visit the school site to learn more.
Lewis-Clark State College
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy on Campus Training Program
Location: 1920 3rd Avenue North Lewiston, ID 83501
Lewis-Clark State College offers an on campus phlebotomy workforce training option that can help to prepare students for a career in the medical field. The curriculum includes topics such as: venipuncture, medical ethics, legal issues, the basic anatomy and physiology of the vascular system, and more. The training consists of 60 hours of classroom training and 120 hours that provide students with hands-on training. This portion of the training can be completed at a variety of clinical locations.
To begin training, students must become CPR certified, and this is also available at Lewis-Clark State College and the cost of it is included in the total cost of the program.
Upon the successful completion of this program, students become eligible to sit for a national certification exam.
North Idaho State College
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Training Program
Location: 525 W Clearwater Loop Post Falls, ID 83854
The Phlebotomy Technician Training Program offered at North Idaho State College consists of 90 hours of both classroom and lab work. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the skill set that they will need to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. The coursework covers topics such as: blood collection procedures, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and more. The hands-on portion focuses on venipuncture techniques, as well as practice in handling and working with specimens.
Upon the successful completion of this training program, graduates can take an externship which is a prerequisite for NCA/ASCO certification. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and the tuition of this option is $1,599.00. For more information regarding the upcoming class schedules, you can visit the school site to learn more.