Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy
An essential skill within the health care industry, Phlebotomy is the act of drawing blood for testing or transfusion. Phlebotomy is critical as a means for diagnosing and treating diseases, and a career in this field offers the opportunity to have a significant and meaningful impact on the lives of patients. This program is offered at our Glendale and Mesa Campuses only.
Classes start as soon as August 22, 2016!
Choosing a Program
There are numerous factors to consider when looking to become a medical assistant with phlebotomy skills. Choosing a training program that will include opportunities for real-world experience, hands-on training, and post-graduation support is key. An education from an accredited school, such as Arizona College, can provide you with the Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy training programs and real-world experience needed.
Our Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy program consists of a comprehensive curriculum and includes:
- Hands-on training for the skills you need to work in the field
- Training includes labs where students learn to draw blood through practice on students and other volunteers.
- The use of modern facilities and Phlebotomy laboratories
- Labs contain equipment such as: microscopes, simulated arms for venipuncture, examination tables, centrifuge, platform scales, stethoscopes, medical instruments, anatomical charts, and organ models.
- Phlebotomy courses taught by experienced faculty
- Real-world externship experience
Other benefits of our Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy training program include:
- Accelerated morning and evening classes
- Flexible schedules with new sessions starting every 5 weeks
- Financial aid available to those who qualify
- Open lab and tutoring sessions (by appointment)
- Access to Arizona College’s peer mentor program
- Career Services employment placement assistance (upon successful completion of the program)
Taking the Next Step
The Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy diploma program is 3 1/2 quarters. After the on-campus portion of the program, each student completes an off-campus, 5 week clinical externship in the last session of the program. Including the externship, the entire program requires approximately 35 weeks. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are encouraged to pursue certification in Phlebotomy.
If the medical field interests you, take the first step today to become a Medical Assistant – complete a form to receive more information about our Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy courses and program. We will contact you with more information about our Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy training program, and the simple steps you can take to fulfill your dream of a career in the medical field. Change lives, Choose Arizona College!
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**Although this program has a Phlebotomy emphasis, it should not be confused with a formal program designed to prepare a student to work only as a Phlebotomist. The majority of the program content is Medical Assistant oriented and is designed to prepare the student to work as a Medical Assistant.