Phlebotomy Technician

About

This program trains students to draw blood specimens, via venipuncture and skin puncture, to aide doctors in the diagnosis and/or treatment of patient’s health issues. This short-term program with institutionally-organized, hands-on clinical training can lead to a life-long career as a phlebotomist. It can serve as a springboard into other occupations such as a Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse, or a Registered Nurse.

 

Please contact Vickey Myatt at Vickey.Myatt@tcatnashville.edu or (615) 425-5533 with any questions regarding the Phlebotomy program. 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 4 Months
Clock Hours 432
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $1,200.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $886.00
Consumer Information View Info

Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Phlebotomist432Certificate

Next Class – January 2018

Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Apply for the Phlebotomy Program

Applicants must complete the Phlebotomy Application Packet. The application packet can be obtained from the Allied Health Department. If you prefer to have it emailed, please email Vickey Myatt at the email address listed below to request the packet.

The following will be required for enrollment into the program:

  • Proof of Education: Submit one of the following:
    • Official High School Transcript
    • Official College Transcript
    • Official GED Certificate/Scores
  • Phlebotomy Packet (the packet must be complete to be accepted)

Class Schedule

The program is 4 months in length. Class meets Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., while in class. Clinical will begin in the 3rd month of the program. Clinical hours vary based on the site you will be attending. Clinical hours are subject to change, clinical is mandatory to complete the program.

Cost of Training

For the costs of the Phlebotomy Program, please refer to the expense sheet available on the school website. The costs includes tuition, textbooks, supplies, and tools required for the program.

NOTE: Uniforms, textbooks and supplies are required for the first day of class.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT           

Vickey Myatt, Allied Health Secretary   

vickey.myatt@tcatnashville.edu or (615) 425-5533

Mary Armbrecht, Phlebotomy Instructor 

mary.armbrecht@tcatnashville.edu or (615) 425-5565

Campus Locations

Main Campus
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209

Job Duties

Draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research. May explain the procedure to patients and assist in the recovery of patients with adverse reactions.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 2,950

Current job openings per year: 160

Salary Range

$26,000
to
$35,400

Instructors

Mary Armbrecht
(615) 425-5565

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