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Austin Community College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Program

Location: ACC Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8356 3401 Webberville Road Austin, TX 78702; Cypress Creek Campus, 1555 Cypress Creek Rd., Cedar Park, TX

Austin Community College offers a program of phlebotomy technician training.

The 4-credit program is composed of PLAB-1323 Phlebotomy and PLAB-1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist. You need about 112 hours to complete the clinical practice part of the program. According to the website, the program is nationally approved through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Therefore, after you complete the program, you will be eligible to participate the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) national certification exam.

Founded in 1973, Austin Community College has become one of the largest colleges in the US, and serves nearly 76,000 students each year. The college has 11 campuses and offers over 100 programs to students.

Central Texas Nurse Network

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Training

Location: 313 E Rundberg #208 Austin, TX 78753

Central Texas Nurse Network offers a phlebotomy technician training program.

The program is composed of 32-hour classroom instruction and 64 hours of phlebotomy lab. Topics covered include devices and equipment, techniques and procedures of blood collection, infection prevention, patient identification, labelling, quality assurance, and more. Students are required to complete at least 100 venipunctures and 10 successful skin puncture.

Founded in 2004, Central Texas Nurse Network enrolls about 350 students annually.

Goodwill Central Texas

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training

Location: 1015 Norwood Park Blvd, Austin, TX 78753

Goodwill Central Texas offers a program of phlebotomy technician training.

After completing the course, students should be eligible to participate the National Healthy Careers Association Certified Phlebotomy Technician Examination (CPT).

Topics covered include tole of phlebotomist, equipment and devices, microbiology and the classifications of organisms, patient preparation, specimen collection, patient safety, and more.

Founded in 1958, Goodwill Central Texas is a private nonprofit organization, and empowers more than 13,000 people each year.