A phlebotomist is a health care professional who draws blood for analysis or transfusion or donation. They also collect urine and other body fluids from patients for laboratory examination.
Phlebotomist Primary Duties Include:
• Drawing blood
• Taking patient vital signs
• Urinalysis collection:
• Preparing patients for collection procedures
• Organizing specimens to ensure sample stability
• Assisting in authentication and collection of related statistics.
*Please Note: Health Professional Institute does not provide EKG Training by itself.
It can be taken only as a combination course with Phlebotomy, however Phlebotomy training could be taken by itself.
An electrocardiograph technician administers diagnostic tests for the heart. They monitor and record the results for use in the diagnosis of ailments and measuring progress or regression in a patient.
EKG Technician Duties include :
• Monitoring EKG machines
• Preparing EKG study reports
• Monitoring treadmill stress tests
• Checking pacemakers
Phlebotomy and EKG Technologist Training Program
HPI’s Phlebotomy/EKG Technician program is designed to prepare students to become
skilled entry-level healthcare technicians.
Health care technicians in this field work closely with various medical professionals (doctors, nurses, lab technicians, etc.) providing information essential to a patient’s care and treatment.
All testing and exams for this course are administered at HPI.
Certified EKG/Phlebotomy Technicians are employed by hospitals, private doctors’ offices, medical clinics and pathology labs.
Comparable to other careers in health care, employment opportunities for phlebotomists and EKG technicians are expected to grow significantly in the approaching decade.
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