Phlebotomists are professional members of the health care delivery team, whose responsibilities include collection of blood specimens for laboratory testing as well as basic patient care skills required to meet the multi-skilling needs of various health care settings. Areas of study include: laboratory departments, safety, venipuncture, microcollection, specimen processing, low-complexity laboratory testing and EKG.
Special Requirements of the Program
- Submit a completed application form to the Admission Office.
- Submit documentation of high school graduation or GED completion (transcript or diploma.
All foreign high school transcripts must be evaluated.
- Submit all official transcripts from other institutions attended.
- Take College Placement Exams in Reading, Writing and Mathematics and test out of
or complete any developmental courses prior to the start of the program.
- Attend the required information session. Please click on the link under the picture for
- Accepted applicants must have a physical examination, required immunizations
(Hepatitis, MMR, Mantoux) before classes begin and show proof of health insurance.
- Students must carry malpractice liability insurance (arranged by College).
- Clinical placement for accepted students requires a Criminal Offender Record Information
(C.O.R.I.) check be completed.
In addition to tuition and books, students are responsible for purchase of a lab coat and medical liability insurance. Students must also possess reliable transportation to and from their clinical assignment.
|Principles and Methods of Phlebotomy #
|Basic Laboratory Procedures I
|Phlebotomy Clinical Practicum ##
(4 weeks, 160 hours of training at hospital or laboratory site)
# A grade of "C" or better is needed for Clinical Practicum Assignment.
## Students are assigned to clinical affiliations 5 days a week for 4 weeks.
This program awards a College-Approved certificate upon completion of 3 courses and 8 credits.