2016-2017 Semester Catalog

Phlebotomy Technician (PT21) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

Program Description:

The Phlebotomy Technician program trains students to draw and process blood specimens. Phlebotomy technicians typically work in concert with medical lab technicians in hospitals or other healthcare organizations. Topics covered include human anatomy, anatomical terminology, venipuncture, and clinical practice.

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Entrance Date:

Fall and Spring Semesters

Entrance Requirements:

Age: 17 years old for entrance into Health Technology pre-occupational curriculum
18 years old for entrance into Health Technology programs

Note: Students will be required to purchase mandatory uniform and minimal supplies for the Phlebotomy program, along with completing a CPR course. Students entering the Phlebotomy program are required to complete a standardized physical examination, drug screen, background check, Health Program Orientation and pay liability insurance prior to having physical contact with patients. Each student will be given a physical form from the instructor of PHLT 1030 course. PHLT 1050 may require some clinical hours during the daytime.

Required Courses

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

ALHS 1040Introduction to Health Care

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computers

3

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

PHLT 1030Introduction to Venipuncture

3

PHLT 1050Clinical Practice

5

Total Credit Hours: 24 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation