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.
- 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