Phlebotomy Technician*

Health Care Career Training

Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED, physical exam including drug screening, documentation of immunizations, PPD test and Hepatitis B series must be provided at the time of registration. Candidates must obtain a reading score of 9 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Proof of adequate health insurance is required on the first day of class. Students failing to provide documentation will not be eligible for the clinical/internship portion of the program.

The phlebotomist is responsible for obtaining blood samples from patients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. The phlebotomist is skilled in blood collection techniques and handling, transporting and processing blood specimens. Learning experiences will include laboratory practice on artificial arms and extensive clinical experience at area medical facilities. Students successfully completing all classroom and clinical requirements will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association certification examination. The cost of this exam is included in the program.

NOTE: A criminal background check will be done for all enrolled students on the first day of class. A criminal background report containing negative information may prevent placement for the clinical portion of this program. Upon successful completion and credential attainment, you may be eligible for up to four college credits toward an Atlantic Cape degree.

PHLB-136 (192 Hours)
Fee: $2,495 (Tuition $1,820, Lab $675)

  • Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
    Lecture: 10 Mondays and 10 Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.
    Clinical: 6 weeks (Up to 120 hours)
    Monday-Friday, early daytime hours; Instructor will schedule
    Beginning Sept. 13, 2017 (Ending March 19, 2018)

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