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Phlebotomy Technician, (NCPT)

A 180-hour comprehensive course, one of our Allied Health professional programs which provide hands on training with direct patient care within their regulated scope of practice. Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects of blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipuncture competently and safely. Classroom work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen hands on practice, and clinical training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. The program also includes lab exercises. Students will work with training arm and other exercises intended to prepare them to function as an entry level phlebotomy technician. The curriculum is designed to provide the educational information and competencies required by (ASCP), American Society for Clinical Pathology, and the National Center for Competency Testing, (NCCT) for certification as a Phlebotomy Technician.

Class OutlineHours
Phlebotomy (PLAB 1023) *prereq 80
CPR/BLS Healthcare provider (EMSP 1019) 8
Phlebotomy Clinical (PLAB 1060) 100
Total 188
Additional course work recommended for double certification:
ECG Technician Certification48

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