Phlebotomy Technician Basic

Prerequisites:  Proof of high school diploma/GED completion. A background check is required through PreCheck (see link below) and is an additional student expense.

Students are involved in skill development to perform a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions.  This course includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants.  Emphasis on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, and accessioning.  Topics include professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.  *Must also enroll in the Phlebotomy Practicum.

Note:  Textbook required

Fee:  $407

CEU:  4.8

HRS:  48

Phlebotomy Prerequisites & Checklist

Student Background Check Instructions

FAQ's TB Skin Test Facts

Phlebotomy Certification Exam Guidelines

Phlebotomy Certification Exam Application

FAQ's GED Certificate

TEA - Foreign Credential Evaluation Services

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