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Phlebotomy Certificate

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Updated August 2013

The Phlebotomy curriculum prepares individuals to obtain blood and other specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis.

Course work includes proper specimen collection and handling, communication skills, and maintaining patient data.

Graduates may qualify for employment in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, and other health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians.

This program is approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720 Rosemont, IL 60018,
(773) 714-8880 www.naacls.org.

 Program Outcomes – Success Factors

“A-B Tech Phlebotomy(PBT) graduates achieved a 100% pass rate on the American Society for Clinical Pathologist Board of Certification Exam- 2012 Graduating Classes.”



Specific Requirements

  1. General college admission requirements.
  2. Acceptable reports of medical examinations by first day of class.
  3. Satisfactory completion of required immunizations.
  4. Criminal background checks, drug screens, and seasonal flu vaccines are required prior to admission to clinical sites.
  5. Current CPR certification for the Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider by the first day of class.

First Semester (Fall)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
PBT 100 Phlebotomy Technology 6
PBT 101 Phlebotomy Practicum 3
PSY 118 Interpersonal Psychology 3
Semester Notes
  • PSY 150 may be substituted for PSY 118

Total Credit Hours Required


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