List Of Phlebotomy Schools In South Africa

Phlebotomy is the process of making a puncture in a vein with a needle, for the purpose of taking blood. The procedure itself is known as venipuncture.

Usually, the blood is sent to a laboratory for testing. But sometimes the blood is withdrawn as a treatment for certain medical conditions. This is called therapeutic phlebotomy

Where To Study Phlebotomy In South Africa?

List Of Medical Laboratory Science Schools In South Africa

List Of Biomedical Science Schools In South Africa

List of medical schools in South Africa

Other Important Information

Phlebotomy Technician Learnership In South Africa

What Subjects Are Needed To Become A Phlebotomy?

Compulsory subjects: Mathematics and Physical Science
Recommended subjects: Biology


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Possible Employers In South Africa

Hospitals, clinics, and other medical institutions
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Private practice
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What is the purpose of phlebotomy?

Phlebotomy that is part of treatment (therapeutic phlebotomy) is performed to treat polycythemia vera, a condition that causes an elevated red blood cell volume ( hematocrit ). Phlebotomy is also used to remove blood from the body during blood donation and for analysis of the substances contained within it.

How much does a phlebotomist earn in South Africa?

The average salary for a Phlebotomist is R 11 163 per month in South Africa.

How long is school for phlebotomy?

Phlebotomist school is short in length one- to-two semesters, or 4 to 8 months, depending upon your school and prepares you to work with patients and in different settings such as labs, blood banks and hospitals