EKG/Phlebotomy Technician

EKG/Phlebotomy Technician Hybrid Comprehensive

This 150-hour hybrid certificate program prepares you to become an EKG & Phlebotomy Technician. You will learn medical terminology, vital signs, patient care skills, how to perform a 12 lead EKG, interpretation of cardiac strips, venipuncture, blood draw collection, and safety. You will be prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings such as: hospitals, clinics, cardiac rehabilitation centers, laboratories, donation facilities, and physicians’ offices. Upon successful completion of these courses you will be eligible to take two separate national certification exams for EKG and Phlebotomy Technician. The costs of the examinations are not included in this course.  For more information about the exam, go to www.nhanow.comGail Dittes, R.N.

Newtown Campus/ WHPAH 0261 WB1/$3,005 (plus text, course connect package & NHA Exam)

11 Sa. 9/6 - 12/5 (no class 10/11 & 11/29), 9am-3pm,
Review and NHA Exam, Sa., 12/6, 9am-2pm

Textbook: EKG Plain & Simple with Phlebotomy Simplified with Code by Ellis & Garza, Publisher: Pearson, ISBN: 978 1 2695 6745 9     

Texts required for Allied Health courses may be ordered from the Bucks Bookstore (www.bucks.edu/bookstore / 215-968-8459) or from a vendor of your choice.  TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE CONNECT package available at school bookstore.  If buying textbooks elsewhere, course connect access will have to purchased separately. 

Phlebotomy Technician Hybrid

This hybrid 90-hour certificate program prepares you to become an Phlebotomy Technician.  You will learn medical terminology, vital signs, patient care skills, venipuncture, blood draw collection, and safety. You will learn on-line and in the classroom. You will be prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings such as: hospitals, clinics, laboratories, donation facilities, and physician’s offices.  Upon successful completion of these courses you will be eligible to take a national certification exam for Phlebotomy Technician. The cost of the examination is not included in this course. Gail Dittes, R.N.

Newtown Campus/ WHPAH 0257 W20/ $1,819 (plus text, course connect package & NHA Exam)

5 Sa., 9/6 - 10/4, 9am -3 pm,
6 Sa, 10/18 - 11/22, 12:30pm – 3pm,
1 Sa., 12/6, 12pm - 2pm, NHA Exam

All other work online; 7 hours per week the first 5 weeks and 1 hour per week 10/18-12/5

Textbook: Phlebotomy Simplified with Course Connect 2nd Ed by Garza, Publisher: Pearson, ISBN: 978 1 2695 6744 2  

EKG Technician Hybrid

This hybrid 60-hour EKG Technician Certification prepares you to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT - Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and the NHA Exam.  This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy of the heart and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, laboratory assisting, electrocardiography, and echocardiography. Additionally, you will practice with equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12 lead placement and other clinical practices.  Gail Dittes, RN

Newtown Campus/WHPAH 0252 W20/ $1,399 (plus text, course connect package & NHA Exam)

1 Sa., 12/6, 9am-11:30am, NHA Exam

All other work online; 6 hours per week 10/18- 12/5

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Texts required may be ordered from the BCCC Bookstore (www.bucks.edu/bookstore/ 215-968-8459) or from a vendor of your choice. TEXTBOOK AND COURSE CONNECT package available at school bookstore.  If buying textbooks elsewhere, course connect access will have to be purchased separately.

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To register please call 215-968-8409, select option #1.  For more information, please contact Janet Baker at 215-968-8324 or email: Janet.Baker@bucks.edu