San Diego Phlebotomy Training

California Licensed CPT I Course

Certified Phlebotomy Training I (CPT I) Full Course

Additional Training for Phlebotomy Courses

Safe Venipuncture, Blood Withdrawal, and LPT

Class Pricing & Payment Options

Financing and pay as you go options available

What is a Phlebotomist?

Phlebotomy is the name for drawing blood, derived from the greek word “Phlebo-” meaning pertaining to a blood vessel and “-tomia” meaning cutting off. A person that draws blood is called a phlebotomist, and the actual procedure associated with phlebotomy is called venipuncture. Looking for Phlebotomy training near me? We offer classes for Safe Venipuncture and CPT-1, Blood Withdrawal.

Become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Training

Obtain a nationally and state accredited phlebotomy certification with our CPT I course. Our phlebotomy classes come in different formats including:

  • 5 week Monday-Friday day classes
  • 9 week, Saturday & Sunday day classes
  • 5 week, Monday-Friday evening classes

Each class consists of 40 hours of didactic phlebotomy training and 40-60 hours of hands on practical phlebotomy training. Our course also includes the national phlebotomy exam and an additional 40-120 hour clinical phlebotomy externship at one of our affiliated hospitals or clinics. We offer tailored student career resources to assist with careers beyond phlebotomy training with PhlebotomyU.

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About PhlebotomyU

Formerly Family Health Services, we re-branded to PhlebotomyU in 2018. We have been operating as a phlebotomy school for over 30 years and pride ourselves on being the top phlebotomy vocational school in the region. Review our school’s documentation below.

Career Resources

We assist all CTP I students with externships through our affiliated hospital or clinical partnerships. View our post about a phlebotomy externship for details.

We have career resources available to help students with resume building, career guidance, interviewing tips and available phlebotomist jobs through our job board. Our mission is to help our phlebotomy students get prepared for a career as a phlebotomist from phlebotomy training to career fulfillment.

30+ years

Phlebotomy training expertise starting with Family Health Services

5000+

Phlebotomy Certification Exams Issued

10+ Course Formats

From CPT1 to Venipuncture, Evening, Weekend and Weekday

Our Phlebotomy Graduate Testimonials

Kristen P.

“I definitely recommend Family Health Services, I had a great experience here for my Blood Withdrawal Course for research assistants. I’m a huge fan of small class sizes, so I was happy to get a lot of one on one time with the instructors.”

Camille P.

They believed in all their students and wanted all of us to succeed… If you’re looking for a good phlebotomy school, this one is for you! All my classmates had such a great experience and we made lasting friendships. Go to this school! 

Alexis R.

I’m proud to say that I have received my training from Family Health Services Training Center, and I highly recommend this school….When I did my internship at Paradise Valley Hospital just about every working phlebotomist was a past student of Family Health Services Training Center.

Aurelia V.

I highly recommend this school for their professionalism and teaching. Thanks to them I received a job position for Scripps Cancer Center  4 months after finishing course. Thanks Family Health Services!

Recent Blog Posts

Venipuncture

What does Venipuncture Mean?

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If you are familiar with medical terminology, then you’ve likely heard of “venipuncture.” It plays a key role in the world of phlebotomy. Let’s take a closer look at what venipuncture truly means, the basic steps in the venipuncture process, common venipuncture equipment, and the various withdrawal sites.
phlebotomist certification requirements

What are the Phlebotomist Certification Requirements?

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Interested in becoming a certified phlebotomist? There are various requirements, depending on the state you plan on practicing in. This article will focus on the state of California. Let’s take a look at phlebotomist certification, training and certifying programs, and requirements for all three license types.
CDPH Laboratory Field Services

CDPH Laboratory Field Services Overview

The LFS is made up of 5 sections, including Laboratory Licensing and Registration, Personnel Licensing, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment, On-Site Licensing, and Blood and Tissue Bank Licensing and Cytology Surveillance. Let’s take a look at these divisions and the LFS organization as a whole.