Hi I'm Elora Murray and welcome to the Phlebotomy Training News Network. Potential phlebotomy students often wonder what to expect in phlebotomy training. Well today we are highlighting some things a student can expect to learn in phlebotomy classes. Phlebotomy training programs can be completed in as little as three weeks. These classes include a mix of lectures and handson experience. To add, phlebotomy students perform over 50 venipuncture's while training. Students and instructors often have their blood drawn by other students as part of their training. Not only that but students are also trained.
In the use of microscrope's and centrifuges, as well as safety precautions. Also, students are educated on laboratory processes, therapeutic drug monitoring and other potential career applications for phlebotomy. Certification exams are provided by the ASCP, NHA and other organizations. In California, potential phlebotomists must also complete a 40 hour externship. Hopefully now you better understand what to expect in Phlebotomy training. For the Phlebotomy Training News Network. I'm Elora Murray. Thanks for joining us.
Why Phlebotomy is a Great Career
Hi, I'm Elora Murray at Fusion 360 Studios reporting for the Phlebotomy Training News Network. If any of you out there are wondering what to do for a career, well you are in luck. Today we will be talking about why Phlebotomy is a great career choice. First let's take a peek into the future shall we? Through 2018, the healthcare industry is expected to be the top growing industry in the US. And by the year 2022 the number of phlebotomy jobs is expected to increase by 27 percent. And to throw some more numbers at you, in 2013 over 41 thousand phlebotomists were employed at general medical and surgical hospitals.
And phlebotomists make up about 12 percent of the total work force for medical laboratories. And for those of you who are wanting to hear how much money a phlebotomist makes we have your answer, in 2013 the average wage for a phlebotomists was just over 31 thousand dollars. And in Alaska, Phlebotomists have the highest hourly mean wage, 19 dollars and 33 cents. Lastly, Rhode Island has the highest concentration of phlebotomists in the country and California is home to over 11 thousand phlebotomy jobs the most of any state. So if you are looking for a good career you might want to give Phlebotomy a try. That's all we have for today I'm Elora Murray with.
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|2024 Holiday Drive|
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|Richmond School of Health and Technology - RSHT|
|702 Charlton Avenue, Suite A|
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|Piedmont Virginia Community College|
|501 College Drive|
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