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Phlebotomy, Basic & Clinical

Published or Revised June 28, 2024

Provides technical and clinical training to prepare you for work as a phlebotomist in hospitals, physician offices, group practices, independent laboratories, health maintenance organizations and public facilities. Practical task training includes use of vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture and butterfly collection devices; proper collection procedures tests such as for blood cultures, bleeding test, and newborn screens; specimen transportation and other phlebotomy-related tasks associated with specimen collection on adults, children and infants.

In addition to practical training, students in this program will learn about safety procedures and protocols, infection control, lab requisitions, ethics, medical terminology related to phlebotomy, and related laws that regulate working effectively within the health care community. No uniform required. The clinical component is under the direct supervision of clinical professionals in a medical facility. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be eligible to take the Phlebotomist National Certification Examination.

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (CPR) is included in the price. Required Prerequisites: criminal background check; drug screen; high school diploma or GED and up to date immunization records. Textbook and workbook are required. (PLAB1023 - Basic Phlebotomy / PLAB1060 - Clinical Phlebotomy)

Fee: $1,115 (Basic: 60 Hours / Clinical: 100 Hours)

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Paris Junior College
Workforce Education
2400 Clarksville Street
Paris, Texas 75460
Phone: 903-782-0447