Phlebotomy Technician

Length: 840 Clock Hours; 24 Instructional Weeks       

 Program  Quarter Credits: 44

Credential Awarded: Certificate   

 Mode of Delivery: Blended

Registration: $100.00

Tuition: $1,000.00

Lab Fee: $175.00

Uniform: $50.00

Course Material: $130.00

Insurance: Contact the accounts department for more information

OBJECTIVE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The objective of the Phlebotomy program is to prepare students to seek entry-level employment in a healthcare setting and to perform duties under the supervision of a nurse or a doctor. Typical duties for the Phlebotomy Technician graduate include but are not limited to drawing blood from patients and blood donors, easing patients during procedures, verifying patient information, labeling blood for processing, data entry, assembling and maintaining medical instruments such as needles, tubes, etc. 

DESCRIPTION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Phlebotomy Certificate program provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills expected in the field and enables them to seek entry-level employment in various healthcare and blood processing sites, as phlebotomists. Students are trained to check vital signs, basic laboratory procedures, and phlebotomy. 

EXTERNSHIP                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          An externship course is included in this program to provide students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to real-life situations in a pharmacy setting. Students are required to complete the required externship hours and other related learning activities before graduation. Students are not paid for work performed at the externship site. 

CREDENTIALING EXAMS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Students in their final quarter are eligible to take National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy exam.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Upon satisfactory completion of the training, students are prepared to seek entry-level positions as Phlebotomists performing the medical procedures, and lab techniques as described above. 

PLAN OF STUDY COURSE

COURSE CODE

AHP101

MED113

PCT115

PCT125

PCT145

TITLE

Introduction to Health Professions

Medical LabProcedures/Clinical Safety

Principles of Phlebotomy

Certification Review and Career Development

Externship

QRT/CREDIT

4

3

3

4

6

CLOCK HOURS

 60

 60

 60

 60

180