Phlebotomy Certificate

Description

The Phlebotomy Certificate provides practical training in the collection of blood specimens by venipuncture and routine capillary puncture, and includes a 100-hour clinical phlebotomy experience. Students may choose to include the four-credit General Anatomy & Physiology course or the three-credit Medical Terminology course to meet the certificate graduation requirements of nine credits or eight credits, respectively. Job opportunities for phlebotomists exist in hospital and clinical laboratories. Potential occupations include: Phlebotomist. The Phlebotomy program at NTC has been approved by: National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences 5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773.714.8880. Graduates are eligible to participate in certification exams. Interested applicants must submit an application for admission and a copy of high school transcripts (or proof of GED/HSED).
Completers

  • Collect, transport and process blood and other body fluid specimens
  • Perform waived testing procedures
  • Adhere to infection control and safety policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate professional interpersonal skills with patients, family members and other health care personnel
Ladders

The Basic Lab Skills, Phlebotomy and Anatomy and Physiology courses ladder into NTC's Clinical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree.
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