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Phlebotomy

Course 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 phlebotomy technicians.

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

  • 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)

Cost

$302.00 registration fee
$92.00 Drug Screen/Background Check
$80.00 (approximately) Book

Books

Phlebotomy 4th Edition, Worktext & Procedure Manual
Warekois, Robinson
ISBN:978-0-323-27940-6

SPCC Bookstore

Upcoming Courses

To be announced

This includes: 

  • Online hours:  40
  • Seated hours:  42
  • Clinical hours:  104
    ** Clinical hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Registration Options

By Phone: 704-290-5280

In Person: 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe

Location

Old Charlotte Highway Campus, Building A,  Monroe

Campus Map

For more information, contact:

Wendi McCarn, 704-290-5280

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 – 8-10 Weeks to Complete
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