Phlebotomy Technician

This program first introduces students to understand the theory, principles, techniques and practicing procedure steps in the classroom setting. The second part of this course will provide hands-on practical training experience performing actual collection of capillary and venipunctures in local medical laboratories, clinics and hospitals under the direct supervision of lab supervisors and phlebotomy technicians. Upon completing this program each student will have the opportunity to take the national certification test to become a certified phlebotomist.

Curriculum: 3.75 credit hours

Normal program length: 12 weeks

Course No. Subject Title Credit Hours
PHT-100 Introduction to Phlebotomy .45
PHT-101 Blood Circulation, Function, and Composition .5
PHT-102 Equipment for Specimen Collection .9
PHT-103 Venipuncture and Dermal Puncture 1.3
PHT-104 Specimen Handling and Processing 1.0
PHT-105 Special Phlebotomy Procedures .8
PHT-106 Practicing Phlebotomy 1.55
PHT-107 Phlebotomy Externship 1.6