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Phlebotomy

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PHLEBOTOMY

Program Description

                         

This course provides theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing.

Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as a phlebotomy technician through the American Medical Technologist (AMT).

Course includes a clinical component for 120 hours.  Hours for clincial are Monday-Friday; 8:00-5:00 p.m. for three weeks.  You must be able to complete clinical at the time assigned in order to successfully pass this course.

Get Certified

The South Piedmont Community College Phlebotomy Certificate is affiliated with and recognized by American Medical Technologists (AMT). Our Phlebotomy Certificate meets the standards and requirements of the AMT, and students that graduate from the Phlebotomy Certificate at South Piedmont Community College are eligible to sit for certification with American Medical Technologists (AMT). Information regarding how to become certified is available at www.americanmedtech.org.

Requirements to register:

    • Must be 18 years old
    • Social Security Card
    • Current CPR Card (Healthcare Provider)
    • Driver’s License
    • High School Diploma/GED/College Degree (if you do not have one of these, you are required to take the TABE test and score 9th grade level or above)
    • Vaccination Record:
      • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
      • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
      • Hepatitis B
      • Tetanus
    • Tuberculin Skin Test (Two step test is required)

Upcoming Dates:

January 25, 2021 – April 9, 2021

This includes: 

  • Online hours:  56
  • Seated hours:  40 (January 25, 2021 – February 24, 2021, MW, 5:30-9:30 pm) 
  • Clinical hours:  120 (1st rotation -March 1, 2021 – March 19, 2021 &  2nd rotation March 22-April 9, 2021)
    ** Clinical hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm – You will placed at a clincial site based on availability for either the 1st rotation dates or the 2nd rotations dates.  Clincial Coordinator does not guarantee students to be placed for their choice of rotation or site.

March 29, 2021 – June 24, 2021

This includes: 

  • Online hours:  56
  • Seated hours:  40 (March 29, 2021-April 28, 2021, MW, 5:30-9:30 pm) 
  • Clinical hours:  120 (1st rotation May 3, 2021 – May 21, 2021 & 2nd rotation May 24-June 24, 2021) 

** Clinical hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm – You will placed at a clincial site based on availability for either the 1st rotation dates or the 2nd rotations dates.  Clincial Coordinator does not guarantee students to be placed for their choice of rotation or site.

This includes: 

  • Online hours:  46
  • Seated hours:  40 
  • Clinical hours:  120 
    ** Clinical hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Registration fee: $302.00
Book: $105.00 (approximately)
Drug Screen/Background Check: $92.00

Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in clinical laboratories, hospitals, community health centers, nursing homes, doctor’s office, blood donation center, basic health care facilities.

Educational Opportunities

  • Phlebotomy – 11 Weeks to Complete 

Contact Information

Contact:

Lori Laney, 704-290-5825

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