Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy is a 140-hour class (includes a 100-hour clinical portion) whereby students will be trained in the proper procedure to draw blood. Upon successful completion of this program, students are qualified to take a certifying exam from an approved organization and to the state for formal certification.

 

Pre-Requirements:

  • High-school diploma or GED and at least 18 years of age
  • At least Bronze Career Readiness Certificate

 

Students will study:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system
  • Venipuncture skin puncture
  • Coagulation theory
  • Equipment and order of draw
  • Infection control and safety  

 

Required Tests and Uniform:

  • Hepatitis B vaccination
  • TB shot (2 step) - MUST be the 2-step shot
  • Drug test
  • Background check - The fee is nonrefundable once fingerprints have been taken.
  • Red scrubs and white shoes

 

 

 

Contact: Lucy Morgan

Phone:  601.484.8776
Email:  lmorgan1@meridiancc.edu

 

 

 

 

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