Phlebotomy Anoka Technical College

Last Updated on December 13, 2022 by

Phlebotomy Technician

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This course provides students with 40 hours of classroom/lab instruction and 100 hours of clinical practice in phlebotomy techniques. Topics include equipment and procedures for blood collection by venipuncture and capillary punctures. Students will learn basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, specimen handling, clinical relevance of laboratory tests, safety, liability, and professional ethics. Graduates are eligible to take the national Phlebotomy Technician examination from the ASCP.

Class: November 15 – December 7, 4:00 – 9:00 pm, Monday/Tuesday
Class schedule includes online work, live virtual classes, and lab at Anoka Technical College

Clinicals: December 13 – February 4 (100 hours scheduled, Monday through Friday, day shift)

Required Textbook: The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy, 5th Ed, Hoeltke, ISBN: 978-1337284240

-Must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED
-Proof of immunization, TB screening and current AHA BLS certification
-Mandatory clinical rotations are during day hours and require standing for 8 hours at a time
-Background check (additional $9.10 fee required if fingerprinting and photograph is needed)
-Must participate in lab each class period

To Register:
Download the Phlebotomy Internship Requirements and submit documents to Laura Cleveland at [email protected] (or Anoka Technical College, 1355 West Hwy 10, Anoka MN 55303 ). Once all requirements are met, we will contact you to complete the registration process. You are not enrolled until you’ve submitted your information and paid the tuition.Bring to Class:Required Textbook: The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy, 5th Ed, Hoeltke, ISBN: 978-1337284240Day(s): Varied ScheduleTime: 12:00 AMSessions: 10Cost: $1,500.00Instructors:Lisa Sailor
Laura Cleveland

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (Voucher + Lab Included)

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Phlebotomy technicians perform one of the most widely needed duties in healthcare settings – drawing blood from patients. This online course will train you to work as a phlebotomy technician and prepare you for the provisional Certified Phlebotomy Technician Specialist (CPTS) exam offered by the American Education Certification Association (AECA). After earning your provisional certification, you will have six months to complete the clinical skills requirements and convert to full certification. With full certification, you will be able to perform your duties as a phlebotomy technician in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, diagnostic labs, nursing homes, dialysis centers, and more.

This course includes enrollment with an exam voucher option for either the Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam and Bloodborne Pathogen Prevention Exam, provided by the American Education Certification Association (AECA) or the Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam, provided by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The voucher is prepaid access to sit for the certifying exam upon eligibility. However, please research your state’s requirements before enrollment to ensure this course is the right fit for you. This course is not suitable for students in California, Nevada, and Washington.

Note: This course offers enrollment with the Lab. The Lab includes the kit, training modules and requires an agreement signed and returned before the equipment is provided.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to Phlebotomy & Infection Control
  • Legal Issues in Healthcare and Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology and Phlebotomy Equipment & Supplies
  • Phlebotomy Procedures I & II
  • Phlebotomy Fundamental Essentials

How you will benefit

  • You will learn the theoretical knowledge of a Phlebotomy Technician
  • You will become eligible to attempt the Certified Phlebotomy Technician Specialist (CPTS) exams through AECA or the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam through the (NHA).
  • An exam voucher option for either one of the certification exams.
  • You may work with physicians/doctors, nurses, and other healthcare-related professionals.
  • You may opt to either work full-time or apply for part-time positions.
  1. Introduction to Phlebotomy & Infection Control
  2. Legal Issues in Healthcare
  3. Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology
  4. Medical Terminology
  5. Phlebotomy Equipment & Supplies
  6. Phlebotomy Procedures I & II
  7. Phlebotomy Fundamental Essentials
  8. Lab Video’s and Exercises


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on a PC, Chromebook, or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: Works Only on Puffin Browser.
  • Browser: Google Chrome and Firefox (PCs only); Edge and Internet Explorer are not supported.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in the enrollment. If you selected the Lab Included course, and are at least 16 years of age or older, the following materials will be shipped to you once the Release Agreement has been signed and returned:

  • Phlebotomy Technician Lab Kit
    • Simulation Arm
    • Practice Needles

Note: Students under 18 years of age are required to obtain signed parental consent on the Release Agreement for enrollment and acknowledgment of responsibility.


To take this online course, you should have one of the following: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent, entrance test, or previous healthcare experience. You must also be at least 16 years of age or older to enroll in the Lab Included course. Students under 18 years of age are required to obtain signed parental consent on the Release Agreement for enrollment and acknowledgment of responsibility.

To qualify for the certification exam, a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Please check with your state for any specific requirements they might have before registering.

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