Provides classroom and clinical instruction in the skills needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety, universal precautions, health care delivery system, patient relations, anatomy and terminology, safety, universal precautions, health care delivery system, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, a student will be prepared to sit for the National Healthcare Association (NHA®) Certified Phlebotomist Exam.
Academic Eligibility Requirements:
- Must be 18 years of age
- Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Minimum TABE Locator Reading score/level: 12/D
* Must have required immunizations before clinical begins.
Program Completion Requirements:
- Exit Requirements: Maintain a 90% attendance rate
- Pass course with a grade of "B" (83-86) or above