| 3 San Diego Training Programs
|Family Health Services Training Center
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training and Certification Program
Location: 3500 5th Avenue, Suite 203, San Diego, CA 92103
Family Health Services Training Center offers two options for those men and women who want to train to become Phlebotomy Technicians.
Students who have had Phlebotomy instruction within the past six months can receive further training and earn certification through a 40 hour long program at the training center.
Those who do not have Phlebotomy experience or training are required to take a course in Phlebotomy. This course includes 40 hours of in class instruction, 50 hours of practical instruction, and an 80 hour long externship that is to be completed at a local clinic or health care facility.
In order to enroll in this program, students must have a high school diploma or GED.
San Diego County Regional Occupational Program
Programs Offered: Medical Lab Assistant / Phlebotomy Tech Program
Location: 6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111
The San Diego Regional Occupational Program offers a comprehensive medical lab assistant and phlebotomy tech training program that will help students to get their start in health care. Since the spectrum of this course is broader than the average phlebotomy program, students will diversify their skill set and prepare themselves to take any of a number of entry level jobs in the health care field.
Some of the topics that will be covered in this course include phlebotomy, collecting and handling of specimens, serology, immunohematology, urinalysis, clinical chemistry, cytology, microbiology, parasitology and more.
Students who wish to enroll in this program must have taken a course in medical terminology within the past two years and earned a grade of B or higher.
San Diego Mesa College
Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Certificate Program
Location: 7250 Mesa College Drive, San Diego, California 92111
The Phlebotomy Certificate program at San Diego Mesa College includes three main courses: Basic Phlebotomy, Advanced Phlebotomy, and Phlebotomy Practicum.
In Basic Phlebotomy, students will learn about basic capillary puncture. They will receive hands on training in capillary puncture and they will also complete their didactic training in anatomy and physiology, the circulatory system, medical terminology, and infection control.
Advanced Phlebotomy focuses more on venipuncture techniques. Students will receive advanced didactic training in infection control, responding t complications, anatomical site selection, quality assurance and more.
Once both of these courses have been successfully completed, students will take Phlebotomy Practicum. This course includes 75 hours of hands on clinical experience in a real health care facility.
Students who have completed this program can apply to become Certified Phlebotomy Technicians.