Frequently Asked Questions
What is phlebotomy, and what does a phlebotomist do?
Phlebotomy is the practice of drawing blood from patients for laboratory testing or blood donation. A phlebotomist is a healthcare professional who is trained to draw blood and collect specimens.
What topics are covered in a phlebotomy program?
Phlebotomy programs cover topics such as venipuncture, capillary puncture, medical terminology, infection control, anatomy and physiology, and safety procedures.
How long does it take to complete a phlebotomy program?
The Phlebotomy program at Divine takes a minimum of 6 weeks to complete, depending on the student externship availability and the hospital.
Do you provide the clinical locations for students?
Yes, all our students are assigned to a hospital for 2 weeks to complete 80 hours of clinical.
What are the requirements to enroll in a phlebotomy program?
Applicants are required to have basic English Language knowledge, pass a criminal background check, and be at least 18 years old. Applicants under 18 years need permission from their parents or guardians.
Do I need to have a high school diploma or GED to enroll in the Phlebotomy program?
Yes, applicants do need to have a high school diploma, GED, or higher education equivalency credential.
How much does a phlebotomy program cost, and are there any financial aid options available?
The cost of a Phlebotomy program is $2,250. Financial aid options such may be available, please call Divine for more information.