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Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

Course number : 3020012   ID : 20164    Section Number : 31W
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This is a FastForward Program: FastForward programs are short-term training courses for industry credentials in high-demand jobs. Eligible Virginia residents may pay only one-third (1/3) of the full tuition cost. To qualify, you must meet the Virginia domicile requirements. Virginia "domicile" means you have lived in Virginia and intended to stay here indefinitely for at least one year before the date of application. A domicile determination form will be part of your registration process. Additional financial assistance is available to offset some or all of the FastForward tuition costs. Complete this short survey to see if you qualify for financial assistance. Learn more about FastForward

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Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Program Pricing:
  • Regular/Full Price: $2,334
  • FastForward Price: $778
  • FastForward plus G3 Price: $0

Learn@Home and On Campus (Hybrid - Instructor-led)
Admission Requirements:
  • Students must have a high school diploma, GED, or college degree.  Foreign diplomas need to have an official translation.
  • Students must complete the Healthcare Orientation prior to registering for this class.
Program Description:

Hospitals, laboratories and other employers have an increasing demand for phlebotomists.  Most seek, and many require, a professional certification. With a CPT certification, you’ll have the credentials you need to set yourself apart from other applicants as you embark on a rewarding healthcare career. As more employers require phlebotomy certifications, a CPT will help improve your marketability in a growing and rewarding field.  As a Phlebotomy Technician, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Draw blood from patients and blood donors
  • Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
  • Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
  • Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
  • Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
  • Verify patient/donor identity
  • Maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials
Phlebotomy Technicians are critical team members at hospitals, diagnostic laboratories and blood donor centers. As advancements in medical technology rise, it’s an especially exciting time to begin a career in this thriving field. Earning your Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) certification from NHA can give employers confidence in your skills and abilities. Set yourself up for success and reach your career goals in the rewarding healthcare industry. The course includes books and national certification exam. National exam will be given during the final class. There is no clinical externship.  All skills will be performed in skills lab.  

Please note:  The labs for this course will include live sticks with classmates and volunteers. 

Included with tuition:
  • Bundled price includes an online learning platform, and National Exam Fee; these items (total cost of $200) are not refundable once assigned.  

This program cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions.

Class Details

24 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Wed, Mon.  
  Weekly - Fri.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)
  NOVA Workforce Online Class.

Instructor : Marie-Stefanie Raymundo-Thompson 

CEUs : 8



Please read:  Learn@Home & On Campus (Hybrid - Instructor-led): This class has multiple schedules and locations. Class meets on campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.

The class also meets online in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on the class schedule as NOVA Workforce Online Class. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required. See Zoom Class Requirements for more details.

This class requires the use of your myNOVA account and the CANVAS online classroom. Please follow these instructions on how to activate your myNOVA account before the first day of class: How to access myNOVA and Canvas

This class requires the use of classroom computers. You must use your myNOVA account to log on to computers.

Important: By enrolling in this class as part of the FastForward - New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG) and as a condition to receiving a grant, the student agrees to the following terms and conditions as specified in the WCG Agreement (Preview PDF).This agreement will be completed electronically during registration.



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 06/19/2024, 07/01/2024, 07/03/2024, 07/05/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
5/29/2024 - 7/29/2024 Weekly - Mon, Wed 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online Marie-Stefanie Raymundo-Thompson  Lecture
5/31/2024 - 7/26/2024 Weekly - Fri 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM Woodbridge, NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)  Map, Room: WRC 211 Marie-Stefanie Raymundo-Thompson  Laboratory
7/31/2024 Wed 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM Woodbridge, NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)  Map, Room: WRC 210 Marie-Stefanie Raymundo-Thompson  Laboratory

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