|NOW ENROLLING FOR OUR 2021 CLASSES
Classes fill quickly.
We have recruiters from various Health care facilities calling and visiting the
training center to
recruit our Students/Graduates. We only enroll up to 6 students per term to
ensure successful one on one training and placement services.
A Completed enrollment application must be received with the non refundable application
fee before the school will process it. Upon receipt the trainng center will notify potential
student. A Pre Enrollment interview/Tour of the training center will be set up at that time.
You must have a high school diploma or equivalence and are eighteen years of age or
older. This class is taught in English only. Potential students must be able to clearly
read,speak and understand English. You must provide a test result of Hepatitis B
immunization or antibody screening or sign a waiver at WCP, a tetanus immunization and
a TB skin test, and have a current CPR card. CPR card not required before taking the
Phlebotomy Training but will be required before employment.
All students who successfully complete the classes will graduate and receive a certificate
of Phlebotomy along with 4 other certificates. The students will receive certificates in the
following areas. Customer Service,HIPAA. Bloodborne Pathogens and HIV/AIDS.
Internships are a part of this program but not required to complete the program. Students
must meet certain criteria and interview with the director to be considered for any
internships available through WCP. The certificates from this training center are valid in
every state.Due to our one on one training and only up to 6 students per term, our
graduates are very successful finding their new careers with out internships.
AMCA National Certification Tests are given at the school
and included in the cost of the program
A pre-enrollment interview/tour of the training center is
required before enrollment into this program
|TRAINING CENTER Requirements
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|West Coast Phlebotomy Inc.
Professional Training and Certification
West Coast Phlebotomy Training Center
Phlebotomist's are essential members of the health care delivery team who are primarily responsible for collecting blood specimens from
patients for laboratory testing. Qualified phlebotomist's may be employed in hospital laboratories, private laboratories, doctors' offices,
clinics, emergency rooms, blood donor centers and many other medical facilities.
Classroom/ laboratory training is approximately 5 weeks in length. Lecture and laboratory experience will be provided at the school.
Fine motor skills and mobility are required to successfully perform in most clinical facilities: drawing patient's blood in the inpatient and
outpatient settings, processing specimens including operating mechanical and computerized equipment, and performing clerical duties.
Good communication skills are critical in dealing with patients, clients, physicians, nurses, and other health care workers.
Internships are now available and offered as sites become available. Students are not automatically enrolled or considered to be
eligible for the internship program. Students must meet certain criteria to be considered for any internship.(School has list of criteria)
Students must have complete documentation of immunization records, TB testing, criminal background check drug screen and liability
insurance coverage for an internship. (School has information and check lists for these). (Internships are on a volunteer basis). Due to our
one on one training and only enrolling up to 6 students per term, our graduates are very successful in finding their new careers with out
internships.AMCA National Certification Tests are given at the school and included in the cost of
Students who participate in the internship program must successfully complete the internship to receive a certificate of
completion from WCP. Students have the option to complete the phlebotomy program without the internship portion and
upon successful completion at the end of the five weeks will graduate and receive their certificate of completion. Background
checks and drug screening will not be required if not applying for the internship program. Background checks and drug
screens will be the responsibility of the student.
Students who successfully complete the classes are eligible for employment at independent labs, hospitals, clinics, various
other medical facilities and after meeting the criteria are eligible to sit for a national certification examination. This program is
not a guarantee of employment but our graduates are very successful in finding employment in their new career. Their
success is in large part due to the one on one instruction they receive in the lab and the personal enrichment/life skills that
they learn and implement in the program and in their lives.
Health, Character and Technical Standards
WCPI must ensure that patients/clients are not placed in jeopardy by students during learning experiences. Therefore,
students in the training center as well as internships must demonstrate sufficient emotional stability to withstand the stresses,
uncertainties, and changing circumstances that characterize patient/ client care responsibilities. Furthermore, the student is
expected to have the emotional stability to exercise sound judgment, accept direction and guidance from a supervisor or
faculty member and establish rapport and maintain sensitive interpersonal relationships with employees, patients/clients and
WCPI believes patient and student safety is of utmost importance. Therefore, if the instructor believes that actions
demonstrated by a student in class or on internship jeopardize either the student’s own safety or patient safety, that student
will be dismissed from the class/program.
Applicants must be in good physical and mental health to qualify for positions in the health care field. Standards have been
established to provide guidance to students as to skills and abilities required to function successfully in the program and
ultimately in the phlebotomy profession.
Phlebotomy students must:
1. Demonstrate reading, writing, and listening comprehension competencies in the English language as well as the ability to
speak English clearly and correctly.
2. Have sufficient hearing to assess patient needs and to understand instructions and identify emergency signals.
3. Have sufficient visual acuity to observe patients, and interpret data; visual acuity sufficient to ensure a safe environment,
identify color changes, read fine print/writing and calculate fine calibrations.
4. Have sufficient speech and language ability to express, comprehend, and exchange information and ideas in English
verbally, non-verbally, and in writing, and to interact clearly and logically with patients, family members, physicians, peers and
other ancillary medical personnel.
5. Ability to work with frequent interruptions, to respond appropriately in emergencies or unexpected situations and to cope
with variations in workload and stress levels.
6. Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
7. Sufficient emotional intelligence to exhibit empathy and compassion, to maintain productive relationships in the classroom
and clinical settings, and to integrate direction, instruction, and constructive criticism into behavior.
8. Criminal background checks are required of all students prior to entering the clinical internship setting. Drug screening is
also required. No students will be exempt from either process. Cost to be incurred by student.
9. Current immunizations.
Student Grievance Policy: Students aggrieved by the actions of the training center should attempt to resolve these issues
with the appropriate center officials. West Coast Phlebotomy does not discriminate against any qualified persons for example
Handicap,culture,race,religion or orientation.
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