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.
Students must provide the following documentation the first day of class:
COVID-19 vaccination record
Negative two-step Mantoux test or negative QuantiFERON-TB Gold Test
Proof of current CPR
10-panel drug screen
Background Clearances - FBI, Child Abuse & PA State Police
Health Immunization record
Download the Phlebotomy Information (pdf). It includes the required forms, general information, admission criteria, and health examination form.
Format: In Person
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
HACC, MidTown 1 Center, Room 225
1523 N 4th St
Harrisburg PA 17102