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Career Area: Health Science
Local Certificate
Program Number: 17-513-1
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Phlebotomy Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this certificate:

  • Phlebotomists
  • Specimen Collector

Wisconsin Technical College Phlebotomy Programs

Work in the exciting area of healthcare by becoming at Phlebotomist. You will receive para-practical training in the collection of blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary puncture for the purpose of lab analysis. There is also training in non-blood specimen collection procedures, specimen processing and basic laboratory skills. Job opportunities for phlebotomist exist in hospital and clinical laboratories. 

Phlebotomists are in demand at hospitals and clinical laboratories. In this one semester certificate, you will be prepared to collect, transport, handle and process blood and other specimens along with correlating types of lab tests to the written diagnosis.  

Phlebotomy graduates will be able to:

  • Adhere to infection control and safe practices
  • Perform specimen collection
  • Process specimens
  • Comply with legal regulations
  • Model professional behaviors