Phlebotomists collect blood from patients/donors in hospitals, blood banks or clinics for analysis or other purposes. This six-credit program prepares students to be integral members of the health-care team, with attention to standard precautions, record keeping, vital signs and therapeutic communication skills.
This certificate program consists of two courses (a lecture course and a clinical course) that will take two semesters to complete. The lecture course is offered in the evenings, one night each week for 16 weeks.
After program completion the graduate in eligible to take the national certification exam through ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology)