Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy

Major: 
1350
Effective term: 
2017 Spring
Description

The Phlebotomy Program prepares individuals to obtain blood specimens by skin puncture and venipuncture from patients as well as correctly and safely process the specimens for laboratories. A solid education qualifies the phlebotomist to find employment in hospitals, patient service centers, life insurance companies, doctor’s offices and donor centers. Phlebotomists provide a valuable service that is part of the overall wellness plan for many patients.

Program notes

Program Length: This program meets 20 hours per week for a total of 21 weeks.

Clock Hours: 410

PBC100 Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery (45 hours)
PBC101 Common Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers (104 hours)
PBC102 Phlebotomy: Basic Skills (60 hours)
PBC103 Specimen Processing and Advanced Techniques in Phlebotomy Procedures (81 hours)
PBC104 Practicum: Phlebotomy and Specimen Processing (120 hours)