Phlebotomy Certification & EKG Training

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Program Overview
HTI is one of the leading Phlebotomy schools in New Jersey. Our EKG technician training combined with Phlebotomy training program is intended to produce technicians who are skilled in multiple medical laboratory techniques. These technicians will primarily be responsible for collecting blood samples to use in testing procedures. In addition, the technician will be able to collect other types of specimens such as throat, urine, stool, and culture. The technician will also be able to analyze a basic EKG and take routing EKG. The goal of this program from HTI is to prepare students that are capable of entry level work as an EKG technician or a Phlebotomist.

EKG Classes & Phlebotomy Training in NJ

The program is designed to provide a solid base in the following areas:

  • Anatomy as well as physiology of the human heart
  • Certain medical terms
  • Procedures for Phlebotomy
  • Controlling Infection
  • Collection procedures unique to blood
  • Collection procedures for specimens other than blood
  • Effectively running an EKG machine
  • Analysis of printout from EKG machine
  • Properly identify Myocardial Infraction changes on a EKG report
  • Understand as well as distinguish the different forms of Arrhythmias

Upon graduating from the EKG/Phlebotomy Combination course and attaining their Phlebotomy certification, the student should be able to take on appropriate tasks for a phlebotomist, understand their role in paper work for lab work, collect blood samples as well as non-blood samples, and perform drug tests as well as procedures

Career Opportunities
Phlebotomists & EKG technicians work in hospitals, community health centers, clinical laboratories, blood donation centers, doctor’s offices, and other health care facilities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment is projected to grow 27% from 2012 to 2022, much faster than average. Many hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform blood work.
Program Outline

EKG / Phlebotomy Technician Course Outline

SECTIONCOURSEHOURSCREDITS
Section -I Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology 20 1.33
Section -II Phlebotomy 59 3.02
Section -III EKG 41 2.15
TOTAL HOURS/CREDITS 120 6.50
How To Apply
To learn more about Phlebotomy courses and Phlebotomy training in NJ, please give the Healthcare Training Institute a call at (908) 851-7711. Or fill out our easy Request Information form and we’ll contact you shortly.