Phlebotomy - A Fast Track to a Great Career!
Phlebotomists are an integral part of the healthcare team. Phlebotomists work in a variety of clinical settings, including hospital laboratories, outpatient laboratories, physician offices, and blood donor clinics. Phlebotomists collect blood samples for testing, research, donations, and transfusions. Students who successfully complete this 93 hour course are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareers Association Certification exam.
Course Description: Students will learn to follow universal precautions, tie tourniquets, identify veins, and demonstrate knowledge and use of equipment necessary for drawing blood. Students will be able to identify appropriate tubes and labels for tests, prep the site, and perform venipunctures and finger sticks.
Prerequisites for Phlebotomy:
- High School Diploma or GED
- Successful completion of BLS (Basic Life Support) for the Healthcare Provider.
- Complete a background check, 10 panel drug screen, and 2-step PPD. Proof of MMR, Tdap, Hepatitis B vaccine, and Varicella required. Influenza vaccine is required if attending clinical between October and March.
Contact Latasha Smith at (864) 592-6209 for class availability!
Start Date Campus Schedule October 31, 2022 Downtown Campus Click here for schedule
Cost: $1,325.00 - Includes textbook and NHA Certification Exam Fee. Textbook will be available in class.