Students acquire the skills necessary to properly obtain blood specimens for laboratory testing Topics include safety procedures, infection control, medical terminology, specimen collection, collection equipment, point-of-care testing, customer service, and the role of the phlebotomist in the health care system. Students are required to perform venipuncture in this class. Provides students the opportunity to apply skills taught in laboratory setting within a clinical setting. Under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor at an affiliated clinical site, students are able to function competently as a Phlebotomist as they work a total of 80 hours in a clinical setting. A course fee is included.
If HACC cancels a course, training, seminar, conference or trip/tour, all paid participants will receive a 100% refund of all tuition and fees. Any student who wishes to drop a course may do so by visiting or calling any of the campus Welcome Centers. These requests must be made no less than one (1) calendar day prior to the first class meeting date to be eligible for a full refund of tuition and fees, except for any tuition or fees noted as nonrefundable. Unless otherwise specifically stated or approved, no refund will be issued after a class start date. We do not issue partial refunds in the event a student starts a class late or does not complete the class. Students receiving Title IV Financial Aid will be subject to the federal regulations regarding withdrawal of classes. Financial Aid eligibility will be recalculated based on dates of participation in financial aid eligible programs.
Online course registration and payments are limited to one per person.