Certificate in Phlebotomy Assistance (CPHA)

  • Certificate in Phlebotomy Assistance (CPHA)

  • Minimum Duration : 6 Months
  • Maximum Duration : 2 Years
  • Course Fee : Rs 7,500
  • Minimum Age : No bar
  • Maximum Age : No bar
  • Eligibility : 12th Pass with science (Those having 12th Science with Biology could have an option for clinical career progression)

Programme Overview

The Phlebotomy Assistant program is a short duration skill based training program, with an objective to develop a pool of trained workforce which can be employed by diagnostic/ healthcare service providers to assist medical laboratory technologist/pathologist. This program focuses on the acquisition of skills necessary to draw quality blood samples from patients, storage & transport to laboratory for medical testing.


Objectives

The program aims at making a student competent to perform the following skills:

  • Demonstrate the ability to collect. Storage, transport, receive, accept or reject and store blood, etc.
  • Practice infection control measures including collection, segregation, storage, transportation and disposal of the Biomedical Waste in the lab/unit, techniques to maintain the personal hygiene & use of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at work place.
  • Demonstrate Basic Life Support (BLS) measures & first aid in the event of emergencies.

Course

Course code Course Name Credits
BHT- 011 Basic Phlebotomy Assistance 4
BHT- 012 Handling of Blood Samples 4
BHTL-013 Skills for Phlebotomy Assistance 12
Program Guide

Related Information

With the fastest growing market of diagnostics and laboratory chains, the demand for Phlebotomists is incremental. Phlebotomy can also be the entry point for candidates who may be interested in undertaking Medical Laboratory Sciences as their profession, however, to get streamlined in the medical laboratory field, the phlebotomist will be expected to undergo desired higher level qualification.