Phlebotomist Training in Chicago

Posted April 3rd, 2012 in Phlebotomy Training by admin
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Q. I have heard that Phlebotomists are in demand in Chicago and I am very interested to become one. Some said I could have training on the field. Can you tell me any idea of how the training would go about?

A. Phlebotomy training can be acquired upon enrolling in schools that offers such or it can also be administered by a physician. Even so, training on both involves practice on how to defuse a small blood sample from the body and prepare it for further laboratory tests. Most importantly in the training you will learn how to handle the blood samples so that they would not spoil and you will be taught how to keep patient calm, especially infants and toddlers, during blood sampling.

Q. What are the necessary training requirements to become a Phlebotomist in Chicago?

A. In Chicago, you need to have at least a good educational background on the field such that you have either taken accredited course on Phlebotomy or any science related course such as Biology and Chemistry that are held useful for the job. In this case, you can either be a Bachelor’s degree r or an Associate degree holder. It is also good if you have undergone some previous work experience on the field.  In other case, if you have finished Phlebotomy training in Chicago, you need to pass a certification exam from the American Society for Clinical Pathology to go on with the job and become certified.

Q. How do I enroll to Phlebotomy training in Chicago?

A. It is best that you try searching for local colleges or vocational schools if you want to enroll in Phlebotomy training in Chicago. Upon finding the best school or training center for you, all you have to do is follow their registration rules. Make sure that you are above 18 years of age and have taken high school education. Most local schools have this as a pre-requirement. But if you are already a healthcare practitioner, simply refer to your employer. They can also give Phlebotomy training. In any case that the hospital will need a Phlebotomist they need not to hire a new employee but pull you up to perform the duties.

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Q. Can i know which school offer Phlebotomy training in Chicago?

A. There are a lot of schools that offer Phlebotomy training in Chicago but to give some examples take note of the Malcolm X College. They offer training in Phlebotomy although not free, the tuition is $545.00 for the first semester and $674.00 for the second semester. Another is the Care One training Center which and the Illinois School of Training Careers.

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