UMA Programs / Clearwater Campus / Phlebotomy Technician

Frequently Asked Questions

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What should I look for in top schools for phlebotomy training?

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Different people have different ideas of what makes a top school. To us, top schools that offer phlebotomy technician programs should provide personal assistance every step of the way with services like one-on-one and group tutoring. Top schools that offer phlebotomy technician training should also provide career services such as job search assistance.

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Where can I find more info about phlebotomy technicians?

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How much does a phlebotomist make?

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You can find salary ranges by visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. The salary for a phlebotomist depends on the answers to several questions including where you live and work, your experience, whether you are certified or not, and other related factors.

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What’s involved in phlebotomy training?

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The phlebotomy class at UMA covers a range of important topics related to career training including an introduction to Allied Health principals, the role and responsibilities of a phlebotomist, introduction to computers, HIV/AIDS core training, CPR and first aid, basic equipment operation, clinical techniques and more.

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Do I have to get phlebotomy certification to work as a phlebotomy technician?

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In the state of Florida, certification is required to work as a phlebotomy technician (it varies by state). But don’t worry, as a Phlebotomy Technician student at UMA, certification preparation is included in the program.

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Where can I find UMA phlebotomy training in Tampa or Clearwater?

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UMA offers phlebotomy training at our campus in downtown Clearwater, located at 1255 Cleveland Street. Contact us now to schedule a tour.

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What is phlebotomy?

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According to WebMD.com, phlebotomy is a procedure that removes blood from the body. Blood tells us so much about how our body works and the condition of our health. The more we know about our blood, the better we can understand how to increase our wellness.