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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
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    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.

    TESTING DATEEXAM TIMEREG. CLOSES
    CPT - November 13, 20203:00pm November 05, 2020
    CPT - December 11, 20203:00pm December 03, 2020
    CPT - January 08, 20212:00pm December 31, 2020
    CPT - February 05, 20212:00pm January 28, 2021
    CPT - March 05, 20212:00pm February 25, 2021
    CPT - April 02, 20212:00pm March 25, 2021
    CPT - May 07, 20212:00pm April 29, 2021
    CPT - June 04, 20212:00pm May 27, 2021
    CPT - July 02, 20212:00pm June 24, 2021
    CPT - August 06, 20212:00pm July 29, 2021
    CPT - September 03, 20212:00pm August 26, 2021
    CPT - October 01, 20212:00pm September 23, 2021
    CPT - November 05, 20212:00pm October 28, 2021
    CPT - December 03, 20212:00pm November 25, 2021

    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 http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm (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
    CLASS/IDSTART DATEEND DATESEATS
    AcP3711 December 05, 2020 December 27, 2020 Closed
    AcP3712 January 09, 2021 January 31, 2021 Closed
    AcP4484 February 06, 2021 February 28, 2021 Open
    AcP4485 March 06, 2021 March 28, 2021 Open
    AcP4486 April 03, 2021 May 01, 2021 Open
    AcP4487 May 08, 2021 May 30, 2021 Open
    AcP4488 June 05, 2021 June 27, 2021 Open
    AcP4489 July 03, 2021 July 31, 2021 Open
    AcP4490 August 07, 2021 August 29, 2021 Open
    AcP4491 September 04, 2021 September 26, 2021 Open
    AcP4492 October 02, 2021 October 24, 2021 Open
    AcP4493 October 30, 2021 November 21, 2021 Open
    AcP4494 November 27, 2021 December 19, 2021 Open
    AcP4495 January 08, 2022 January 30, 2022 Open
    CSPAcP Tuesday/Thursday Evenings 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    CLASS/IDSTART DATEEND DATESEATS
    AcP3723 November 17, 2020 December 15, 2020 Closed
    AcP3724 December 22, 2020 January 21, 2021 Closed
    AcP4496 January 26, 2021 February 18, 2021 Open
    AcP4497 February 23, 2021 March 18, 2021 Open
    AcP4498 March 23, 2021 April 15, 2021 Open
    AcP4499 April 20, 2021 May 13, 2021 Open
    AcP4500 May 18, 2021 June 10, 2021 Open
    AcP4501 June 15, 2021 July 08, 2021 Open
    AcP4502 July 13, 2021 August 05, 2021 Open
    AcP4503 August 17, 2021 September 09, 2021 Open
    AcP4504 September 14, 2021 October 07, 2021 Open
    AcP4505 October 12, 2021 November 04, 2021 Open
    AcP4506 November 09, 2021 December 07, 2021 Open
    AcP4507 December 14, 2021 January 06, 2022 Open
    CHICAGO SCHOOL OF PHLEBOTOMY
    2017