Phlebotomy prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and other healthcare professionals, to draw blood samples from patients using a variety of invasive procedures. Instruction includes basic vascular anatomy and physiology, blood physiology, skin puncture techniques, venipuncture, venous specimen collection and handling, safety and sanitation procedures, and applicable standards and regulations. Upon successful completion of this 13-credit-hour program, individuals will earn a certificate of proficiency.
This program is offered in the fall semester only. There is a selection process for this program. Applications for this program are due by April 1st, in the spring semester prior to the fall classes. If the link provided does not work please contact the instructor listed below.
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- Applicants must complete all enrollment requirements and submit all documents before the student selection for each class is made.
- A final grade of “C” or higher is required in all core courses.
- Upon completion of the program, graduates take the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam as a third-party assessment and to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.
- This program is ineligible for financial aid.