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Fully Accredited Online Phlebotomist Course

Contra Costa Medical Career College is proud to offer a fully accredited online training program to become a certified phlebotomist. Contra Costa Medical Career College saw a need for accelerated training for those already in the medical field and who may be skilled in the art of drawing blood but lack certification. Physicians, nurses, RN’s, [...]

Phlebotomy Frequently Asked Questions

Phlebotomy Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there a deadline to submit my application for Phlebotomy Licensure? A: No – LFS accepts phlebotomy applications on a continuous basis. The applications are evaluated in the order received. Q: What is the Phlebotomy application fee? A: There is a non-refundable fee of $100. Q: What is the status of phlebotomy certification in [...]

Phlebotomy Frequently Asked Questions
Phlebotomy Salaries and Career Outlook

Phlebotomy Salaries and Career Outlook

28 July 2013

Phlebotomy salaries can differ greatly depending on what type of clinical setting a phlebotomist is working in and what state that facility is located in. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the job outlook for certified phebotomists looks bright for at least the next decade. The increase in demnad for qualified phlebotomists has also [...]

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Phlebotomy as well as the Fainting Person

09 November 2012

Phlebotomy as well as the Fainting Person With every blood draw comes the capacity that the person will certainly drop awareness throughout or abiding by the operation. Throughout a fainting reflex, blood vessels inflate resulting in a decline in blood tension and also blood to swimming pool in the cheaper components of the physique. Since [...]

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Phlebotomy Tray with Small Tube Rack

02 August 2012

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The Cardiovascular System

02 August 2012

In order to pump blood through the body, the heart is connect to the vascular system of the body.  This cardiovascular system is designed to transport oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body and remove carbon dioxide and metabolic waste products from the body.  The cardiovascular system is actually made up of two [...]

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Basic Cardiac

02 August 2012

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Heart Anatomy

02 August 2012

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Liability Insurance for Phlebotomists

15 June 2012

ASCLS membership benefit— Join the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences and qualify for professional liability insurance. HPSO—The Health Providers Service Organization offers professional liability insurance to phlebotomists, other healthcare professionals and students. eQuoteMD— Helps phlebotomists find affordable, quality medical malpractice insurance coverage by comparing quotes from top-rated medical malpractice insurance companies. ACHP— The American [...]

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Phlebotomy Jobs

15 June 2012

HealthCareerNet— Job opportunities in hospitals, nursing and residential care facilities, physician practice offices, dental practice offices, offices of other healthcare practitioners, and much more. Phlebotek— Provides medical staffing and job placement services exclusively to phlebotomists and employers who seek them. Maxim Staffing— A division of Maxim Healthcare Services, Maxim Staffing is the largest privately held [...]

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Learn How to Safely Draw Blood in Phlebotomy Training Classes

28 May 2012

As technology advances we have developed ways to remain safe and sterile while collecting blood samples. Phlebotomy training gives students knowledge on how to remain safe and practice sterile blood collection methods so test results are accurate and the patient is not at risk for contracting a disease. Some men and women take phlebotomy courses because it [...]

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Vasoconstriction

08 May 2012

Reduction in diameter of blood vessel Caused by contraction of smooth muscle fibers in vessel Decreases blood flow past injured area & limits blood loss The most obvious hemostatic vascular reaction is constriction of the blood vessel after injury. This is important in large arteries because platelet adhesion and clotting are insufficient to arrest bleeding. [...]

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