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Find a phlebotomy course at any of these schools with campuses in British Columbia, Ontario and Manitoba. Phlebotomy courses at the following schools are included in these programs and will provide you with the training to collect samples which are essential for diagnosing and treating patients.
Phlebotomy, sometimes called venipuncture, is the puncturing of a vein to either extract blood or to introduce an intravenous (IV) fluid. Those who receive phlebotomy training say there is more of an art to puncturing a vein than it is a science as phlebotomists find it much easier to do if they can keep patients relaxed while inserting a needle.
Some labs provide phlebotomy training, but they will give preference to hire people who have training as a Laboratory Assistant or Laboratory technician from a college or community college.