Offered at the Downtown Campus only
The Phlebotomy Program at Jefferson Community & Technical College is designed to prepare the student with the opportunity to acquire the necessary skills for gainful employment as a phlebotomist, working under the supervision of a clinical laboratory supervisor. The phlebotomist is responsible for the proper collection, processing, and waive testing of blood specimens and various patient excretions in accordance with OSHA safety regulations and standards. This is a Certificate program and upon successful completion of this program the student may apply for a Certificate.
Upon successful completion of this program and the graduate is eligible for application to the national licensing examination through the ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology).
The program curriculum consists of a combination of program-specific coursework and clinical learning experiences that are reflective of contemporary phlebotomy practice. Phlebotomy coursework spans over two semesters with the curriculum consisting of approximately 90 hours of general coursework and approximately 120 hours of clinical externship for a total of 9 credit hours.
Enrollment in this program is limited; therefore, class fees must be paid in advance. The Phlebotomy Program admits students twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring.
For more information, please contact:
Allied Health and Nursing Direct Line: 502-213-4050
Allied Health Advising Office: 502-213-2245
Allied Health Division Office: 502-213-4200 or 502-213-4296