Degrees and Certificates


PHBC110R: Phlebotomy

Class Program
Credits 3 Lab Hours 2 Lecture Hours 2
This course is designed to provide the student with theoretical and introductory technical skills of a phlebotomist. This course covers topics of anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, medical terminology, structures of the health care system and laboratory, safety, types of laboratory analyses, equipment, sources of error and medico-legal issues surrounding the practice of phlebotomy. Specimen collection techniques focusing on safe and accurate skill development will be emphasized.

Matriculation in Phlebotomy Program or Permission of Instructor

PHBC190R: Phlebotomy Internship

Class Program
Credits 3

After completion of PHBC 110R, the student will spend 120 hours in a clinical environment becoming proficient with the responsibilities and skills of a phlebotomist while under the supervision of qualified personnel in an accredited clinical laboratory. Fifteen additional hours will be spent in online work and formal ASCP examination review.

Other/Internship Hours: 120 total internship hours

Prerequisite Courses

Matriculation in Phlebotomy Program

PHBC 110R with C within past 3 semesters or better. Students that do not take this course in the semester immediately after successful completion of PHBC110R will need to demonstrate safe venipuncture skills prior to assignment to a clinical site.