Flathead Valley Community College
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician
Location: Kalispell (777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell, MT 59901); Libby (225 Commerce Way, Libby, MT 59923)
Flathead Valley Community College, located in Kalispell, Montana, offers a Phlebotomy Technician Program. Students will be instructed on proper blood drawing, safety procedures, basic anatomy and physiology, special procedures, quality management and legal issues involving blood collection.
This Phlebotomy program can be completed in three months and includes 40 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of clinical rotations. Clinical rotations will be arranged. Classes are held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30am – 11:30am. The program costs $750.
This program is available to only the first 8 students who complete their application packet and register. Because space is so limited, students are suggested to apply and register for this program quickly.
Upon successful completion of the program, individuals will be eligible to become ASCP board certified as a phlebotomy technician.
Helena College University of Montana
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician PreparationLocation: Helena (1115 North Roberts Street, Helena, MT 59601)
Helena College University of Montana, located in Helena, Montana, offers a Phlebotomy Technician Preparation Program.
This program includes 90 hours of training that will prepare students to collect blood specimens from patients for laboratory analysis. Both classroom instruction and lab exercises will be included in this training. In the classroom, students will learn terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen hands-on practice and clinical training in the necessary skills to perform puncture methods. Lab exercises will include live blood draws and other practices that will prepare students to work as a Phlebotomy Technician.
The program is 2 months long and classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6pm – 9:30pm, plus 3 Saturday labs from 9am – 3pm. The cost of this program is $1599, including textbooks and class materials.
The Lifelong Learning Center
Programs Offered: Certificate of PhlebotomyLocation: Missoula (310 South Curtis Street, Missoula, MT 59801)
The Lifelong Learning Center, located in Missoula, Montana, offers a Certificate of Phlebotomy program. This program includes 75 hours of training and instruction. Classroom instruction will be held in the evenings and clinical training will be held in off-site areas in the morning. This off-site training will be held in the hospital and will allow individuals to have hands-on training with patients. Training for this program will include drawing blood, assembling equipment, conversing with patients, labeling and storing blood containers, testing blood samples and analyzing information.
The tuition for the Phlebotomy program costs $399. Additional supplies and textbooks will be required at additional costs.
Students who successfully complete this program will be awarded a Certificate of Completion in Phlebotomy.
Miles Community College
Programs Offered: Certificate of PhlebotomyLocation: Miles City (2715 Dickinson Street, Miles City, MT 59301)
Miles Community College, located in Miles City, Montana, offers a Certificate of Phlebotomy program.
This certification program will prepare students to collect medical specimens for data analysis. They will be trained in terminology, anatomy, bloodborne pathogens, venipuncture, legal issues, paternity testing and much more. Training takes place in classroom settings, lab exercises and an internship. The program can be completed in two semesters and is a total of 24 credit hours.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be eligible to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology, the Phlebotomy Technician and the Phlebotomy Donor Technician certification examinations. They will be prepared to gain employment at the entry level or enhancement at their current level of employment.
Montana State University
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy TechnicianLocation: Bozeman (PO Box 172435, Bozeman, MT 59717)
Montana State University, located in Bozeman, Montana, offers a Phlebotomy Technician course. This course can be completed in one month and costs $895. It includes 30 hours of online instruction, 15 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of supervised clinical laboratory experience.
The Phlebotomy Technician course is designed for those who want to work in a clinical laboratory, public health department, clinic or hospital. Students will be trained in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, specimen collection and handling, risk factors, complications and quality assurance and laboratory operations.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to sit for their Certified Phlebotomist Technician examination to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.
To enroll in this program, individuals must have a high school diploma or equivalent and proof of certain immunizations.