Phlebotomy Technician

Short-Term Technical Diploma

The Phlebotomy Technician program prepares the learner to function as a member of the healthcare delivery team, performing the role of a phlebotomist. The phlebotomist generally works in a clinical laboratory under the supervision of the appropriate professional. He/She is responsible for collection procedures in both outpatient clinical and hospital inpatient settings for the purpose of laboratory analysis, including emergency and routine collection procedures from veins, skin puncture areas and arteries on patients of all ages.  This program coursework also prepares and qualifies a student to be eligible to become a certified Clinical Laboratory Assistant through the ASCP Board of Certification.

Prior to enrolling in Phlebotomy Technician program (513) courses, students must complete an online criminal background check. There is an additional fee associated with the background check process.

  • Adhere to infection control and safe practices
  • Perform specimen collection
  • Process specimens
  • Comply with legal regulations
  • Model professional behaviors

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Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
501-101 Medical Terminology 3
501-107 Digital Literacy for Health Care 2
806-194 Survey of Anatomy and Physiology 3
513-102 Principles of Phlebotomy 3
513-525 Beginning Laboratory Skills for Phlebotomy 1
Semester 2
513-147 Phlebotomy Practicum 4
501-104 Contemporary Healthcare Practices 2
 Total Credits18