Program Start Date: Fall and Spring terms
Minimum Program Length: 1 term
Note: Students required to take Transitional Studies courses or who elect to attend part-time will take longer to complete the designated program.
Phlebotomists are responsible for collecting blood for laboratory testing. Phlebotomists assist in collection, transportation, and basic specimen handling procedures for many types of specimens, such as venous blood, urine, sputum and other body tissues.
Phlebotomy skills are needed by a wide variety of health care professionals, including nurses, physicians, medical assistants, medical laboratory technicians, patient care technicians, and radiologic technologists.
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Students gain technical skills during lab simulations and rotations in affiliated clinical sites.
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Course Requirements for Phlebotomy
A. General Education Courses (followed by credit hours)
B. Major Courses (followed by credit hours)
AHS 101 Introduction to Health Professions (2)
AHS 102 Medical Terminology (3)
AHS 114 Basic First Aid (1)
AHS 144 Phlebotomy Practicum (5)
AHS 146 Phlebotomy Experience (7)
C. Electives and/or Other Additional Courses Required for Graduation (followed by credit hours)
• No electives required for this program.
• Graduates of the program must be at least 18 years old.
Minimum semester credit hours required for graduation: (18)