Phlebotomy Technician

The Phlebotomy Technician Program is designed to ensure the student is proficient in clinical laboratories in hospitals, physician’s offices and all other ambulatory healthcare services. Students will be proficient in the skills required to obtain patient blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-collection. The student will learn appropriate anatomy and physiology, how to select the proper equipment and additives that are used in blood collection, transporting, handling and processing specimens, infection control, standard precautions, HIPAA compliance and working as a healthcare team member.

Length of Program

The academic portion of the program is 75 hours, with an externship of 40 hours or a total of 100 venipunctures.  There is an evaluation to be completed at the externship by a physician and/or responsible person at the extern site.  There will be a total of 100 venipunctures required to finish the program.  The classroom hours are from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Monday – Friday for a total of 6 weeks.  Extern hours will vary in each individual office, also extern hours are full-time and only to be completed during the daytime hours.  There are NO night externships!

At the completion of this course the student will be able to perform, but are not limited to:


  • Vital signs
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Equipment and Supplies
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Errors and Complications
  • Infection Control
  • Safety Precautions
  • Standard Precautions
  • Blood Collection by Capillary Puncture
  • Blood Collection by Routine Venipuncture
  • Point of Care Testing
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Resume Building and Interview Techniques

Tuition for the Phlebotomy Technician Program is $1,625.00; additional fees included

Contact Us

Allied Health Careers Institute is authorized for operation as a post secondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by Allied Health Careers Institute, please visit

Allied Health Careers Institute

1233 Commerce Park
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Office: (615) 396-8733

Fax: (615) 396-8687

Monday - Friday
8:30am – 5pm

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

312  Rosa L. Parks Ave., 9th Floor
Nashville TN 37243

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