Phlebotomy - Venipuncture Specimen Collection
Students will learn the methods for drawing blood for laboratory testing. Phlebotomists work in various medical facilities, such as hospitals, doctor's offices, and medical laboratories.
- Prepares individuals for an entry-level position as a phlebotomist/venipuncture technician
- Upon completion, students will be prepared for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certification exam
- High School Diploma or equivalent is required
- Attend an Orientation and Information Session – Contact for upcoming dates and times
- Maintain a 75% average on quizzes and tests in each class and meet attendance requirements to progress to the next class
|Course||Hrs of Instruction||Tuition & Fees (GC Res)|
|Introduction to Health Science Professions||33||$375|
|Medical Terminology for Health Careers - One||9||$185|
Venipuncture - Didactic, theory, and laboratory simulation
(Includes the cost of text book, lab coat, fees & tuition)
|CPR - Must be American Heart Association Approved||Not included in tution or course hours|
TOTAL - Includes all instructional materials, (1) lab coat, & (1) set of scrubs.
Does not include the cost of CPR training or National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Exam.
Time to Complete Program
- Approximately 6 months
- Classes are held 2-3 evenings per week
- 40 hours conducted at Garrett Regional Medical Center and various other medical sites and facilities
- Completed after course-work portion of program