Phlebotomy Courses

Family Health Services Training Center, one of San Diego’s longest running and most established phlebotomy training vocational schools, has been acquired by Health Services Academy. Over the past three decades, Family Health Services has formed meaningful and enduring partnerships with healthcare providers across Southern California.

Press Release from Health Services Academy

Health Services Academy acquired the phlebotomy training school from the school’s founder, Otis Stitt, who formed the school in 1986. Health Services Academy invests in healthcare-focused vocational schools and related services with the goal of advancing student careers and improving healthcare quality. Cinco Plumb, the company’s President & CEO, will maintain the Family Health Services name for the time being while making substantial improvements to the current ongoing operations.

Health Services Academy has initiated exciting new improvement plans for Family Health Services including substantial administrative advancements, instructional aids, and new digital technology. Some of these improvements include setting up a new a new digital records system, a customer relationship management (CRM) system, digital registration and payment capabilities, and financing options for students. State-of-the-art equipment has been added to the school including new smart TVs, digital teaching devices, electronic testing tools and online course materials.

With the help of Health Services Academy, Family Health Services is set on expanding community involvement efforts through new partnerships with healthcare providers (hospitals, diagnostic labs, mobile phlebotomy providers). The goal is to increase job opportunities for students and licensed graduates of the program, while also providing highly trained, top tier Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) graduates to healthcare providers around San Diego.

The goal is to increase job opportunities for students and licensed graduates of the program, while also providing highly trained, top tier Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) graduates to healthcare providers around San Diego.

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About Health Services Academy and Family Health Services

Family Health Services Training Center’s mission is to enhance students’ careers, meet the needs of healthcare providers, and improve patient care by providing high quality, cost effective phlebotomy education through industry leading curriculum, current technology, and extensive hands-on experience. As one of the most established Phlebotomy schools in San Diego, we are approved to operate by the California Department of Public Health Laboratory Field Services (CDPH/LFS) and California’s Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). We offer accelerated CPT1 classes throughout the year, with programs starting at the beginning of each month as well as weekend and evening classes. In addition to our training courses, we work with healthcare providers around San Diego for externship programs and job placements after graduation.

We are committed to providing students with the opportunity to start or advance a career in healthcare while also assisting employers to find high quality entry-level phlebotomists. Our goal is to drive the healthcare community forward through continual refinement of our course curriculum and improvement of the caliber of Phlebotomy students.