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:
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (773) 714-8880
Specific Program Requirements:
- General college admission requirements.
- Acceptable reports of medical examinations by first day of class.
- This program has a limited selection process. See the Selective Allied Health Program Criteria on the Selective and Limited Programs page of the A-B Tech website. www.abtech.edu/selective-limited-programs
- Satisfactory completion of required immunizations.
- Criminal background checks, drug screens, and seasonal flu vaccines are required prior to admission to clinical sites.
- Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification by the first day of class.
Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: PBT, PSY