Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technician

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Your career opportunities include working for hospitals, specialized health facilities, clinics, laboratories and outpatient care centers. The region’s leading employers are seeking out our graduates! This is an excellent cross-over program for Southeast Tech’s Nuclear Medicine Technology degree.
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Award Types: 1-Year Diploma
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 30 (Diploma)

Does the medical world intrigue you? Are you interested in a career in the medical field? At Southeast Tech, get to where you want to be in one year with a Phlebotomy /Patient Care Technician diploma. As a Phlebotomist, you’ll draw blood from patients or donors in hospitals, blood banks, or similar facilities for analysis or other medical purposes. You’ll develop the skills to apply tourniquets to arms, locate accessible veins, swab puncture areas with disinfectant and insert needles into veins to draw blood into collection tubes or bags. You’ll receive intensive hands-on instruction in our lab prior to your clinical training in the community.

And at Southeast Tech, you can choose to start your diploma either with a fall or spring start.

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View Admission Requirements Here

This diploma is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program, meaning you can purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.



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Award Types: 1-Year Diploma
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 30 (Diploma)


Andrew Kibbe, CNMT, MEd, BS
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Andrew teaches courses in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and other health subjects. Prior to earning a BS in General Studies and a Master of Education degree from South Dakota State University, Andrew graduated from technical medical programs in radiologic technology and nuclear medicine technology while serving in the US Army. Andrew has been a faculty member at Southeast Tech since September 1994 and is registered by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. He currently serves as the program advisor for the Phlebotomy Technician Program.

Education: CNMT, MEd, BS, South Dakota State University





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