Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy (Diploma)

Institute of Medical and Business Careers Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy (Diploma) Erie, Pennsylvania

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy (Diploma) program equips students with a range of key skills in both administrative and clinical tasks, including phlebotomy, and provides practical experience through an internship. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in various health care settings.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Administrative Duties: patient support, scheduling, communicating, billing, office management
  • Clinical Responsibilities: vital signs, explaining procedures, preparing patients, taking medical histories, assisting in procedures, lab work collection, administering medications, diagnostic tests
  • Phlebotomy Tasks: drawing blood samples, testing for health conditions, entering patient information, organizing blood-drawing trays, sterilizing equipment
  • Internship: practical experience in a healthcare setting
  • Certifications: Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA), Nationally Registered Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NRCPT), CPR certification

Program Features:

  • Job Placement: 100% for both Pittsburgh and Erie campuses
  • Program Format: On-Campus with optional online component
  • Average Class Size: 25 or less
  • Job Outlook: 154,900 new jobs by 2028
  • Preparation for Certification Exams: Included in the program
  • Internship Requirement: Physical exam and current immunizations needed
  • Eligibility for Online Courses: Available for Erie or Pittsburgh campus students

Career Opportunities:

  • Graduates can seek entry-level employment in hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing care facilities, and outpatient care centers
  • Some employers may require a criminal background check for internships or employment

Certifications and Advantages:

  • Certification exams not mandatory for employment but enhance job competitiveness
  • Passing certifications validates competencies and skills in the field of study

Job Market Outlook:

  • Expected creation of 154,900 new jobs between 2018 and 2028 in the medical assisting field
  • Approximately 686,600 individuals were employed in this field as of 2018

Tuition: How Much Does Institute of Medical and Business Careers's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Institute of Medical and Business Careers's website

The Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy Diploma program at the Institute of Medical and Business Careers (IMBC) has a tuition cost of $28,250. This cost is exclusive of any additional fees or expenses that may be incurred during the course of the program. It's important to note that this is the in-state tuition cost, and out-of-state tuition costs may vary. Please contact IMBC for more detailed information on out-of-state tuition costs.

Program Length: How Long Is Institute of Medical and Business Careers's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy (Diploma) program is slightly more than a year.

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About Institute of Medical and Business Careers

The Institute of Medical and Business Careers (IMBC) is a career training institution with campuses in Erie and Pittsburgh, as well as online programs.

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