Non-Credit Course

phlebotomy

Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technicians are trained to obtain quality laboratory specimens in a variety of medical settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, and rehabilitation centers. Outpatient settings include physician offices, home health care agencies, ambulatory care centers, off-site labs, and blood banks. Other special settings include veterinary offices, health maintenance organizations, research facilities, and the American Red Cross.

The student will become familiar with the process and all the tools involved in venipuncture and capillary puncture procedures. This includes the various equipment and supplies used for the different methods of blood collection. Emphasis will be placed on the various sizes and colors of collection tubes and preparation of the patient for the procedure. Proper specimen handling procedures and techniques will be stressed.

Current first aid and CPR training is included in the program to prepare the student in the event of a medical emergency.

This course is offered as a Non-Credit, Short-Term course; and, therefore, no college credit will be awarded. A certificate of completion of coursework will be issued upon course completion. The course cost is $1,400.00 (including texts) and is outlined in an Enrollment Agreement/Disclosure Standards to be executed prior to beginning coursework. The estimated length of this course is 11 weeks.

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