Certified Phlebotomy
Technician Weekend Program

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Campus Healthcare Certification
Saturdays- Weekend Program
4  Weeks Fast Track
Classes Held (1) Per Week
Payment Plans Available
Weekly, Bi-Weekly or Monthly
$99 Down Payment Required
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Program Overview

About Program

Our phlebotomy classes in Richmond, VA offer a full course that teaches you everything about phlebotomy. You'll learn how to collect blood, and handle samples. No matter your skill level, whether you're fresh out of high school or looking to grow your healthcare knowledge, our courses are right for you.

Our phlebotomy certification program in Richmond, VA readies you for the NHA Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam. This makes sure you have the important credentials for a successful career in phlebotomy. Being certified shows you're skilled as a phlebotomy technician and adds trust to your qualifications.

NHA Board Examination CPT Certification Program. Students will be eligible to take the CPT Board Examination upon completion of AlliedRx Institute of Healthcare CPT (Certified Phlebotomy Technician) Program.

What You Will Learn

Anatomy and Physiology of the Venous System: Students will gain a deep understanding of the human venous system, including the major veins suitable for venipuncture. They'll learn about the structure and function of veins and the differences between veins, arteries, and capillaries.

Venipuncture Techniques:
‍This is the core skill of phlebotomy. Students will learn various techniques for drawing blood, such as the standard needle stick and butterfly needle methods. They'll also be trained in the proper order of draw, which is crucial for preventing cross-contamination between tubes.

Safety and Infection Control:
Phlebotomists are at the frontline of patient care, so it's essential they understand the importance of maintaining a sterile environment. Students will learn about the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE), safe disposal of used needles and other sharps, and the protocols to follow in case of accidental needle sticks or exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Patient Communication and Education:
While technical skills are vital, phlebotomists also need to be adept at interacting with patients. Students will learn how to prepare patients for the procedure, address their concerns, and provide post-draw care instructions. Effective communication skills are essential, especially when dealing with anxious or nervous patients.

Program Benefits

12 Month Access to  Learning Content
Manage work, family and study in a flexible weekend schedule
Phlebotomy Clinical Lab Simulations
Interactive Study Guides and Knowledge Assessments
3D Interactive Anatomy Simulations
Patient Care Simulations
Video Demonstrations
National Board Examination
Prep Materials

Admissions Requirements

Prospective students must be 18 years of age to register for the Phlebotomy Technician Program
Access to Internet and Computer, Tablet or Mobile Device

Program Approvals


Principles of Phlebotomy

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of phlebotomy, the practice of collecting blood specimens from patients for laboratory analysis. The goal of the course is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the phlebotomy process, from preparation and patient interaction, to blood collection techniques and safety measures. Includes anatomy and physiology component.Throughout the course, students will learn about the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, as well as the different types of blood specimens and their uses in laboratory analysis. They will also gain an understanding of the ethical and legal considerations related to phlebotomy, and the importance of maintaining a sterile and safe environment during the blood collection process.

Phlebotomy Lab

This course is designed to provide students with hands-on training in the practical application of phlebotomy techniques. Phlebotomy is the process of drawing blood from patients for laboratory analysis, and is an essential skill for healthcare professionals. In this class, students will learn how to collect blood samples safely, efficiently, and with minimal discomfort to the patient.Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to practice phlebotomy techniques on simulated patients in a controlled lab environment. They will learn how to properly prepare the patient, identify suitable veins, and use various types of equipment to collect blood specimens. In addition to these practical skills, students will also receive instruction on infection control, anatomy and physiology, and ethical and legal considerations related to phlebotomy.

Learning Modules

  • Introduction to Phlebotomy/ Anatomy and Physiology
  • Infectious Diseases and Their Prevention/ Equipment
  • Medical Terminology
  • Venipuncture Procedures/ Special Collection Procedures
  • Neonatal and Geriatric Procedures and Considerations
  • Considerations and Complications of Phlebotomy
  • Multiskilling and Point-of-Care for Phlebotomists
  • Interpersonal Communication and Professionalism
  • Phlebotomy Department Management
  • Phlebotomy Lab Simulations
  • Total Quality in Phlebotomy Service

Study Format

Take a flexible hybrid class our healthcare programs let you learn anywhere and anytime that works best for you. Classes are Held (1) Per Week. Please see schedule for additional information

Student Support

We are here to help support your healthcare training and career goals. Our student support team are available to provide advice and answer questions.  

Program Locations

Richmond, Virginia and Surrounding Counties (Henrico, Chesterfield, Hanover)