Begin Your Exciting New Career As An EKG/Phlebotomy Technician
Be prepared for the responsibilities and duties of an EKG/Phlebotomy technician with training from Unitech. You will learn how to draw and monitor blood from patients for donations and testing. Other important skill areas include those of an electrocardiograph technician (EKG), which is the anatomy of the heart and the interpretation of a Rhythm Strip. Also, when evaluating EKG tracings, is given on the various rhythms and dysrhythmias. Once equipped with the necessary knowledge, a CPT exam can be taken for the required Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) credentials
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Why the EKG/Phlebotomy Technician Program at Unitech?
Not only will Unitech Training Academy teach you the necessary skills students need to be prepared for a career as an EKG/Phlebotomy Technician, there is also ample support along the way to prepare you for what to expect beyond school and into the working world. From practice certification exams to resume building and interview simulations, you won’t only leave with job skills but career skills as well.
What makes EKG/Phlebotomy technician a great career for me?
An EKG/Phlebotomy Technician works with many people on a day-to-day basis, drawing blood and preparing samples for local laboratories. Thus, the EKG/Phlebotomy tech must be comfortable at easing the patient’s worries and enjoys helping. Depending on the occupational setting, there may be a specific age group from which blood is drawn such as newborns and their maternal mothers.
What sort of places can I work as a EKG/Phlebotomy technician?.
With an expected growth rate of 25% over the next several years, EKG/Phlebotomy techs are becoming increasingly important to the function of various healthcare facilities. Some of these facilities include hospitals, physician offices, and blood drive events such as for the Red Cross.
What campuses is this program offered at?
The EKG/Phlebotomy Technician program is available at our Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Houma, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Metairie and West Monroe campuses.
What are some of the specific things you learn in the program?
At Unitech, our students learn to perform many of the following as they go through the program:
- Understanding of techniques and specimen handling
- In-depth knowledge of adult and pediatric phlebotomy procedures
- How to perform centrifuge with blood samples
What Our Students Say
“I really enjoyed going to school at Unitech Training Academy. All the staff were very nice.
The instructor I had was a great instructor and very helpful.”
– Tonya Fain
We think it’s fantastic that you are considering a new career in the allied health profession!
We also realize becoming a student at Unitech Training Academy is not your only way of getting there. That is why we want to highlight what sets our institution apart from the others. To begin our classes start every Monday. This means you never have to wait for your future to begin!
Our experienced instructors have a minimum of four years working in their respective fields with the majority having a substantial bit more. Each program is required to have a field trip and/or a guest speaker every month. This is to ensure that each student gets a real depiction of what their work life will be like after training at Unitech. This is coupled with our continuous hands-on training in the labs students visit every day. Unitech Training Academy offers and supplies the funds for every student to obtain two certifications. In addition, we provide dedicated exam prep classes to assure passing grades. Our administration and instructors are provided with quarterly training to ensure they are always kept up to date with new information, learning, techniques, and communication skills.