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Accelerated Phlebotomy

  • Start date: Revolving
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Level: Intermediate (requires prior clinical or education experience)
  • Location: On-Site

This is a 4-week phlebotomy course that provides the experienced student with additional skills and training in order to succeed in the healthcare field as a phlebotomist or other healthcare professional. This course is intended to compliment the student's current medical training and/or experience. This course contains lecture, discussion, and practical instruction. The student must demonstrate proficient phlebotomy skills and knowledge equivalent to the Phlebotomy program but in a shorter timeframe. This class is intended for students with prior medical training, related education, or clinical experience. Call our office at (847) 886-9873 to see if you are eligible. If you are not eligible or would appreciate more in depth coverage of the field, please look into our Phlebotomy program.

Our instructors will guide you as you learn a variety of types of blood drawing techniques, safety standards, basic anatomy and physiology.

The following is a list of topics covered in class.

  • HIPAA and Patient Rights
  • Universal Precautions and Safety
  • Venipuncture with Vacutainers, Butterflies and Syringes
  • Finger and Heel Sticks
  • Blood and Blood Components
  • Medical Laboratory Terminology
  • Test Tubes – Uses, Additives and Order of Draw
  • Professionalism
  • Special Procedures - Bleeding Times, Blood Cultures, Glucose Tolerance Testing
  • Difficult Draws – Tricks of the Trade

  • Accelerated Phlebotomy Admissions Requirements:
  • 18 Years of Age or Older
  • High School Diploma, GED, or International High School Diploma Equivalency
  • Experience or Education in Healthcare or a related field

    The Accelerated Phlebotomy program consists of the three following parts:

    Lecture Skills Lab Assessments
    Two sessions per week for 4 weeks. Each session is 3 hours long. Introduction to the lab and live sticks. One midterm test on chapter material mid-way through the program.
    Material is presented by a qualified and state approved instructor. Mechanics of equipment and specimen handling. One comprehensive multiple-choice final examination.
    A student manual is provided to you to supplement in-class material. Techniques of venipuncture and tips and tricks of the trade. Final skills evaluation at the end of the program to assess career-readiness.

    The following is the break-down for tuition and fees for the 4-Week Accelerated Phlebotomy course.

    • Registration Fee: $50
    • Tuition: $500
    • Laboratory Fee: $75
    • Textbook Fee: $25
    Registration fee is due to hold your seat in the program and is nonrefundable after 3 business days

    Chicago School of Phlebotomy is an approved phlebotomy certificate program through the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Students who have successfully completed the Accelerated Phlebotomy program may choose to sit for an accredited national certification examination through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). This is optional and employment is not contingent upon successful completion, although it may make an individual more competitive in the job market.

    CPT - April 10, 20203:00pm April 02, 2020
    CPT - May 08, 20203:00pm April 30, 2020
    CPT - June 12, 20203:00pm June 04, 2020
    CPT - July 10, 20203:00pm July 02, 2020
    CPT - August 14, 20203:00pm August 06, 2020
    CPT - September 11, 20203:00pm September 03, 2020
    CPT - October 09, 20203:00pm October 01, 2020
    CPT - November 13, 20203:00pm November 05, 2020
    CPT - December 11, 20203:00pm December 03, 2020

    Payment plans are available to divide the cost of the program over the time you are enrolled. These plans are provided at no additional cost and available to all students. You can choose one of the two payment plans listed below to pay for your enrollment in the Accelerated Phlebotomy program at CSP:

    Plan A Plan B
    Registration Fee $50 at Registration $50 at Registration
    Week 1 $300 $150
    Week 2 $100 $150
    Week 3 $100 $150
    Week 4 $100 $150

    One of the major factors to consider when pursuing education in any field is the what the hiring market looks like for students after graduation. While no school can guarantee that graduates will find a job, CSP is committed to providing career assistance services that will guide the student through the job application process.

    Quick Facts Phlebotomists
    2015 Median Pay $31,630 per year ($15.21 per hour)
    Typical Entry-Level Education Postsecondary nondegree award
    Work Experience Required in a Related Occupation None
    Additional On-the-job Training Required None
    Number of Jobs (2014) 112,700
    Job Outlook (2014-2024) 25% (Much faster than average)
    Employment Change (2014-2024) 28,100

    Data Table From: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Phlebotomists, on the Internet at (data retrieved September 11, 2016).

    Upcoming 2020/2021 Accelerated Phlebotomy Schedule

    Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks.

    CSPAcP Saturday/Sunday Mornings 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    AcP3702 March 14, 2020 April 05, 2020 Closed
    AcP3703 April 25, 2020 May 17, 2020 Closed
    AcP3704 May 16, 2020 June 07, 2020 Open
    AcP3705 June 13, 2020 July 11, 2020 Open
    AcP3706 July 18, 2020 August 09, 2020 Open
    AcP3707 August 15, 2020 September 06, 2020 Open
    AcP3708 September 12, 2020 October 04, 2020 Open
    AcP3709 October 10, 2020 November 01, 2020 Open
    AcP3710 November 07, 2020 November 29, 2020 Open
    AcP3711 December 05, 2020 December 27, 2020 Open
    AcP3712 January 09, 2021 January 31, 2021 Open
    CSPAcP Tuesday/Thursday Evenings 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    AcP3714 March 03, 2020 March 26, 2020 Closed
    AcP3715 April 07, 2020 April 30, 2020 Closed
    AcP3716 April 28, 2020 May 21, 2020 Open
    AcP3717 May 26, 2020 June 18, 2020 Open
    AcP3718 June 23, 2020 July 16, 2020 Open
    AcP3719 July 21, 2020 August 13, 2020 Open
    AcP3720 August 18, 2020 September 10, 2020 Open
    AcP3721 September 15, 2020 October 08, 2020 Open
    AcP3722 October 13, 2020 November 05, 2020 Open
    AcP3723 November 10, 2020 December 08, 2020 Open
    AcP3724 December 15, 2020 January 14, 2021 Open