Phlebotomy & ECG Technician

Phlebotomy & ECG Technician

Phlebotomists are Vital Members of Clinical Lab Teams

  • In this program you will learn how to draw blood from patients, perform diagnostic tests to assess a patient’s heart rhythm, and rate and record the electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • The Phlebotomy + ECG Program at ANU is a great addition to any healthcare career that may be required to perform the tasks of a phlebotomist and/or ECG technician. The lecture and lab courses of this program are completed 100% online with the aid of advanced electronic phlebotomy and ECG simulators. You’ll complete the hands-on portion of your education in an externship through a local doctor’s office or clinic.
  • The Phlebotomist + ECG program prepares students to sit for the National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT) and National ECG Technician (NCET) exams administered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). With preparation for these certifications and hands-on experience in labs and externships, students in this program gain the knowledge and real-world experience needed to succeed in this career.

Your Learning Experience

  • Perform basic phlebotomy procedures, including: drawing blood, proper disposal of needles and containers, maintaining a sterile environment, etc.
  • Perform an electrocardiogram (ECG) and interpret cardiac rhythms and dysrhythmias
  • Conduct patient interviews and take vital signs
  • Adhere to the safety standards and ethical practices as a Phlebotomist within a healthcare facility

ARE YOU READY TO GET STARTED?

Phlebotomy + ECG Technician

Through a blended curriculum of lectures, labs, and a clinical externship placement, you will be prepared for an entry-level position as a phlebotomist and/or ECG technician. This 100% online program enables you to complete your training from anywhere and begin your career as soon as possible.

What You’ll Learn

Upon successful completion of this program and the receipt of your diploma, you will be familiar with:

  • Perform basic phlebotomy procedures, including: drawing blood, proper disposal of needles and containers, maintaining a sterile environment, etc.
  • Perform an electrocardiogram (ECG) and interpret cardiac rhythms and dysrhythmias
  • Conduct patient interviews and take vital signs
  • Adhere to the safety standards and ethical practices of a healthcare facility

We Bring Our University To You

With our innovative learning formats, we bring you a High-Tech, High-Touch learning experience. ZOOM video courses let you be live, in class from anywhere you have an internet connection. 100% distance education courses allow you to set your own schedule for weekly assignments and discussions. On-campus labs give you the practical, hands-on training you can’t get anywhere else (select majors).

A Global University Experience

Our Global Meet technology allows you to have one-on-one discussions with admissions, financial aid, career services, and other staff without ever leaving home. Through ANU Global Teach, you’ll learn from professors from your community, your region, and indeed – the whole world. And thanks to ANU Global Learn, you will have worldwide access to resources from textbooks, interactive learning modules, study guides, and a vast array of library resources 24/7 at no additional cost.