This curriculum prepares individuals for the profession of obtaining blood and other specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis.
Two or more semesters may be required to these pre-admission courses.
Graduates may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians.
Coursework includes proper specimen collection and handling, communication skills, and maintaining patient data. Students are encouraged to contact their advisor prior to their admission process to the Phlebotomy Program application deadline, in order to ensure the proper execution of prerequisite courses.
Potential employment for students who complete their Phlebotomy certification may include placement in hospitals, clinics, physician offices and other healthcare settings.