Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomy Technician classes in Fort Collins

All classes are available at (Aplmed address) location. Address : 2600 South Parker Rd Bldg 6-300 Aurora CO, 80014


Phlebotomist - 8 weeks course:

Phlebotomist - January 23, 2021, Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Closed
Phlebotomist - March 20, 2021, Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Closed
Phlebotomist - May 15, 2021, Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Registration closed. Class is full. Closed 8 May, 2021
Phlebotomist - July 10, 2021, Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Closed
Phlebotomist - September 4, 2021, Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Closed
Phlebotomist - October 30, 2021, Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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What is Phlebotomy?

     Most areas of medicine rely on diagnostic testing often on blood. Phlebotomists collect the blood necessary for testing; allowing the physician and health care provider to make informed decisions. Skilled phlebotomists can find hidden veins, introduce a needle into a vein, and extract blood with little or no discomfort to the patient.

     Successful graduates of our Phlebotomy Program gain essential skills and education in phlebotomy that will enable future phlebotomists to effectively communicate and interact personally and professionally in a health care setting. To date, the Phlebotomy Program at the APLMED academy has graduated more than 150 students.

Classroom Components

     Since the phlebotomist is considered a part of the laboratory team, they must be trained in all aspects of specimen collection and processing. Our program includes safe and efficient work practices that teach students to:

  • Obtain specimens
  • Collect blood by venipuncture or capillary
  • Handle specimens
  • Proper labeling, sorting, and preparation for testing
  • Communication skills
  • Emergency procedure

     ‘Real-Life’ Experience

     As students learn with hands-on training by a certified and working phlebotomist instructor they will also take part in an unpaid externship to gain “real-life” experience before entering job opportunities. Upon successful completion of the Phlebotomy Program at APLMED Academy and complete externship, graduates earn a Certificate in Phlebotomy.

     Small Classes

     APLMED Academy maintains a maximum capacity per Phlebotomy class as eight students, with three groups starting simultaneously. Former students of this program praise it for the intimate classroom interactions and teaching methods.

   Phlebotomy Certificate Requirements

     Upon completion of our program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:

  • Use technology effectively to successfully accomplish the necessary tasks.
  • Utilize appropriate personal protective devices and technique to operate safely in a health care environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of legal and ethical issues related to phlebotomy.
  • Use effective verbal, listening and written communication skills to interact personally and professionally in a health care setting.
  • Apply proper phlebotomy technique to successfully collect, handled and process a minimum of 50 blood samples/specimens, including venipuncture and capillary puncture