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Phlebotomist Certificate

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 9 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Phlebotomist Certificate is to prepare graduates to safely perform micropunctures and venipunctures in a professional manner by providing the resources, curriculum, and clinical experiences.

Admission to the Program:

Admission criteria include:  (1) high school graduation or equivalent; (2) 1 year high school biology or equivalent; (3) tenth-grade reading level on the Gates Reading Comprehension Test (arrangements for test may be completed in room L220).  Required high school biology must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Following program acceptance, a drug screen, criminal background check, physical exam, and immunizations will be required. 

 

 

Program Note:

Suggested additional courses:  HLTH 121, COMM 110, PSY 110, and CMGEN 120.

 

BIOL 106 or CLT 110 may be taken in the summer.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
BIOL 106 or BIOL 140 or higher; HEOCC 114; CLT 110; CLT 112


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
BIOL 106HUMAN BIOLOGY 4
or
BIOL 140HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 4
CLT 110INTRODUCTION TO THE CLINICAL LABORATORY AND PHLEBOTOMY 2
CLT 112PHLEBOTOMY CLINICAL PRACTICUM 2
HEOCC 114INTRODUCTION TO INTERDISCIPLINARY HEALTH CARE 1
or
MEDO 110MEDICAL ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS 4

To remain in and graduate from program:  "C" or better in all CLT and BIOL courses.

For Program Information Contact:

Health Careers Department

Thomas Building
(309)999-4600 or (309)999-4601

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