Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED, physical exam including drug screening, documentation of immunizations, PPD test and hepatitis B series must be provided at the time of registration. Candidates must obtain a reading score of 9 and math score of 9 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
The phlebotomist is responsible for obtaining blood samples from patients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. The phlebotomist is skilled in blood collection techniques, handling, transporting and processing blood specimens. Learning experiences will include laboratory practice on artificial arms and extensive clinical experience at area medical facilities. Students who successfully complete all classroom and clinical requirements will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association certification examination. The cost of this exam is included in the program.
A criminal background check will be done for all enrolled students on the first day of class. NOTE: A criminal background report containing negative information may prevent placement for the clinical portion of this program.
PHLB-136 (180 Hours)
Fee: $2,419 (Tuition $790, Lab $654, Materials $975)
Lecture: 10 Mondays & Wednesdays
Clinical: 6 weeks (Up to 120 hours)
Monday-Friday, early daytime hours; Instructor will schedule
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