Minnesota State University, Mankato
Developed by industry experts, our program will prepare you to sit for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. It's convenient, fast, and affordable – Since this program is 100% online and self-paced, many students can complete the program in as few as 3 to 6 months.
This course will give you a comprehensive overview of working as a phlebotomist, teaching you about drawing blood from patients and blood donors, evaluating patients, and how to properly explain procedures and answer patient questions. You’ll also be introduced to performing basic point-of-care testing, such as reading blood glucose levels and preparing blood, urine, and other specimens for testing, along with maintaining medical equipment such as needles, test tubes, and blood vials.
In addition, this course includes simulation experience through the inclusion of a lab kit for assignments and aligned simulations for practice, giving you access to videos outlining procedures that allow for firsthand practice as expected in real-world scenarios. Plus you’ll have an opportunity to obtain clinical experience, based on eligibility and availability. Ask for more information.
Located in Mankato, MN, Minnesota State University, Mankato offers online career training programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations, and prepare you for certification testing in many areas, including Healthcare, Business, Trades & Construction, and Non-Coding IT.
Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective self-paced, web-based learning. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.
424 N. Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN 56001