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Help Accurately Diagnose Patients as a Phlebotomist

Play an essential role in administering and managing blood draws for diagnosis, research, or other purposes. 

Why Choose Germanna

Earning your healthcare credential at Germanna prepares you for immediate employment in this growing healthcare field. Phlebotomists get to work directly with patients and medical laboratories.

Career Options as a Certified Phlebotomist

In-Demand Jobs:  

  • Phlebotomist: Verifies patient identification and explains sampling procedures to patients. Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks. 

Salary Expectations

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What You'll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Basic medical terminology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Clinical laboratory structure
  • Specimen collection
  • Specimen handling
  • Patient interactions


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