February 5, 2023

Coastal Bend College

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Coastal Bend College Accepting Applications for Phlebotomy Training Program in Pleasanton and Alice

Coastal Bend College is now accepting applications for a phlebotomy training program to be held at CBC Pleasanton and CBC Alice. The training for CBC Pleasanton will be held on Fridays, starting on Friday, January 28 running through Friday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m followed by clinical rotations. The training for CBC Alice will be held on Saturdays, starting on Saturday, Janaury 29 running through Saturday, March 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. follow by clinical rotations.

The cost of the training program is $750.00.

No prior healthcare knowledge or experience is required to apply, but candidates are required to have a high school diploma or GED. Students will need to purchase a book, white scrubs, and rubber sole shoes. 

A phlebotomist is an integral part of the healthcare team and properly obtains blood specimens from patients of all ages, using venipuncture and capillary collection. Phlebotomists work in multiple healthcare environments such as inpatient and outpatient settings.

To successfully pass this program, students will need to dedicate time outside the course for studying. After completing the class, students will be able to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam.

To apply, please email ce@coastalbend.edu to request a student packet that must be filled out along with a background check and immunizations.