Welcome to Wagner Training Institute, Inc. for your Phlebotomy Training Program. We have successfully provided professional training to the medical community for over 20 years. Our mission is to provide you with “the best possible phlebotomy education with the least financial burden and to expose the students to an exciting career in laboratory services.”
You will be instructed and encouraged by our patient, friendly and caring staff. All of our staff are licensed and experienced Certified Phlebotomy Technicians (CPT1) with many years of experience in hospitals, laboratories, and clinics. Our Program Director is an experienced Physician Assistant / CPT1.
Wagner Training Institute, Inc. provides students with a complete 80 hour course of instruction in the field of phlebotomy: 20 hours of basic didactic education, 20 hours of advanced didactic education, and 40 hours of clinical externship, in accordance with California State requirements. We proctor the National Test, required for both National Certification and State Licensure.
The course will include the following: Phlebotomy Essentials Sixth Edition handbook, handouts, scrubs, and a personal name badge. Students will be expected to perform live punctures on each other in a controlled setting. Live lectures include state of the art audio visual presentations of various topics including Arterial Blood Gases. Our qualified staff will building self-confidence, teach professionalism, and encourage students at his/her own pace.
Wagner Training Institute, Inc. will provide a convenient 40 hour clinical externship. Students will be placed in area hospitals, clinical laboratories or clinics to complete the requirements. Demonstration of competency is required prior to extern placement. In addition, scheduled time for review and lab sessions will be available in the office during the week, by appointment only.
Wagner Training Institute, Inc. is a private institution which has been approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education #3603331 also the Department of Health-Laboratory Field Services to provide the 80 hour course of phlebotomy study to obtain your state license. We are approved to provide continuing education units for Registered Nursing #11135.