PHLEBOTOMY TECHNOLOGY

The Phlebotomy Technology program is a one-semester, 192 hour program, it  is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position as a phlebotomy technician. The student will be eligible to take the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Board of Registry examination for certification upon completion of PLAB 1023 and PLAB 1066.

The primary role of the phlebotomy technician is to collect blood samples from patients, obtain and verify patient information, and transport and store blood for analysis and testing. They work closely with laboratory personnel and are employed in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, home health agencies and blood banks.

Enrollment requirements:

Complete an application and submit to the Continuing Education Department.  Application to the Phlebotomy program requires the following documents be submitted to the Continuing Education Department prior to registration:

Graduation from high school or GED.

  • Current health professional level CPR (at time of entrance).
  • Immunizations must be complete prior to enrolling in PLAB 1023
  • HITT 1005 or HITT 1305 Medical Terminology must be taken prior to the enrolling in Phlebotomy program
Updated 10/18/2013 - Content Author boconnor