Phlebotomy Venipuncture Specimen Collection - Garrett College
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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.

Program Goals

  • 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

Program Requirements

  • 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)
60 $675
Externship 40 $300
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

Program Externship

  • 40 hours conducted at Garrett Regional Medical Center and various other medical sites and facilities
  • Completed after course-work portion of program

Location of Training

Career Technology Training Center in Accident

Connect with us

Contact Continuing Education & Workforce Development at 301-387-3069 or