2021-2022 College Catalog



Phlebotomy Technician Certificate


Students learn basic laboratory skills to collect and process high quality specimens for laboratory analysis. Clinical practicum includes 100 clock hours of clinical training in a CLIA-regulated, accredited laboratory with minimum performance of 100 successful, unaided blood collections including venipunctures and skin punctures. Classroom training and clinical practicum prepares students to take the ASCP Phlebotomy Technician certification exam.

It is up to the student to research eligibility requirements in the state for which the student desires to practice.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this certificate will be able to:

  1. Perform blood collection by venipuncture and skin puncture to obtain high quality specimens for clinical laboratory analysis.
  2. Use effective written and oral communication when interacting with patients and other healthcare workers to improve patient care.  
  3. Collect and process blood specimens in a safe manner according to laboratory protocol.
  4. Discuss patient education and instructions related to specimen collecting for patients with diverse backgrounds, values, and behaviors.
  5. Individuals will meet eligibility requirements for ASCP national certification.

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