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.

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:
May 13 – July 2, 2019
Online hours:  42
Seated class dates: May 13 – 23, MTWTh, 8:30am – 1:30pm
Clinical hours: 104
May 28 – June 13, or June 14 – July 2
Clinical hours are eight hours per day during clinical site business hours

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

Contact:  Wendi McCarn