Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy Technician

Objective:

This Phlebotomy course provides students with the required skills and knowledge to become competent phlebotomists. Students will gain an understanding of body systems and will learn how to conduct lab tests, collect specimens, and perform venipunctures. The class will include CPR certification through the American Heart Association. Upon completion of the lecture portion of this class, lab time will be scheduled in our clinical area to demonstrate the required venipuncture pass offs.

Students will gain the knowledge of the following:

  • Define the associated medical terms
  • Describe basic human anatomy and physiology
  • DTrace the circulatory pathway of the blood
  • Identify anatomical structures utilized in blood collection
  • Describe the components of blood
  • Perform the blood collection procedure
  • Participate in performance improvement/quality assurance
  • Demonstrate skills required for pre-analytical specimen processing
  • Discuss specimen collection techniques requiring special handling
  • Perform clerical duties required to document phlebotomy practice
 

Additional Information

Application Fee
$40.00

Graduation Fee
$40.00

Tuition & Fees
Details

Program Start Dates
TBD

Classroom Hours
M - TH   4 - 7 pm

Program Length
60 Hours (20 hours lecture/40 hours lab)

Location
Main Campus Medical Bldg 1C



 
Colt Fotheringham

Colt Fotheringham


Colt has worked in the medical field over 12 years and has a passion for all things medical. He has worked as a Phlebotomist, Clinical Lab Assistant (CLA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and a Registered Nurse (RN). As a nurse, he has worked many various care areas: Home Care/Hospice, Organ Transplant Team, Surgical specialties, and in the Neuro/Shock Trauma Intensive Care Unit (NSTICU). He is a member of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and is actively furthering his education.

Office Hours:  
M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
674-8633



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