At Bramstein School of Applied Studies, we equip students who are aspiring to become EKG technicians and phlebotomists with the required skills to know the proper and safe procedures for fulfilling their professional functions. We educate and train our students with the standard precautions involved in these particular disciplines.
This course provides phlebotomy instruction to the student with a working knowledge of collecting blood while emphasizing patient safety, quality assurance, universal and standard precautions. The program of study focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses the understanding and demonstration of the proper and accurate use of required phlebotomy equipment. This BPSS-approved course provides an opportunity to gain the additional competencies and in-house lab skills experiences needed to seek employment as a phlebotomist. The student must successfully complete all state-approved Phlebotomy Technician course to be awarded a diploma.
This non-credit course is designed to prepare an individual to perform venipuncture puncture for diagnostic procedures. Students who complete this program will be prepared to take NHA’s Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam as well as other national certification exams.
Opens Doors to…
Medical and diagnostic laboratories
Blood donor centers
Nurse Aide Advanced
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Associate to Baccalaureate to Master Degree
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 27 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform blood work.
EKG technicians make use of an electrocardiogram (EKG) equipment to monitor and test the cardiovascular rhythm of a patient. Through such equipment, the EKG technicians are able to record and monitor the electrical impulses that the heart transmits.
EKG also known as electrocardiogram technician – monitors and tests patient cardiovascular rhythm using EKG equipment. This 90-hour program will prepare you to become an EKG technician, which involves monitoring and recording electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. The course includes hands-on labs and practice with EKG equipment, and prepares you to take the National Certification exams.
Additionally, you will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine and other clinical practices. After the successful completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) EKG Technician Certification (CET) exam.
Opens Doors to…
Medical Image technician
The job outlook for ECG/EKG techs looks excellent, as career opportunities for cardiovascular technicians and technologists are projected to grow 29% from 2010-2020, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This is significantly faster than the average job growth of other occupations. As the baby boomer population ages, the need for EKG technicians will continue to grow, and as medical imaging technology advances, hospitals and labs will replace more currently invasive procedures with less invasive, more affordable imaging options.
If you would like to set up an advising appointment, or for additional program information and questions please contact us at 631-450-4949.