2015-2016 Catalog and Handbook 
    Jun 21, 2024  
2015-2016 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Phlebotomy/Patient Care Technician (Spring Start), Diploma

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Phlebotomists draw blood from patients or donors in hospitals, blood banks, or similar facilities for analysis or other medical purposes. Phlebotomists verify or record identity of patient or donor and converse with patient or donor to ease fear of procedure. They apply tourniquets to arms, locate accessible veins, swab puncture areas with disinfectant, and insert needles into veins to draw blood into collection tubes or bags. Phlebotomists withdraw needles, apply treatment to puncture sites, and label and store blood containers for subsequent processing. They may prick fingers to draw blood, conduct interviews, take vital signs, and draw and test blood samples to screen donors at blood banks.

Background checks and drug screenings are required for this program. Please see Health Student Handbook  for additional/adjusted rules, regulations and policies regarding your program.

  • Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL ) (You can either purchase a laptop on your own or purchase one from the Southeast Tech Support Center.)
Phlebotomy/Patient Care Technician (Spring Start), Diploma  
Phlebotomy/Patient Care Technician (Spring Start), Diploma: Admission Requirements  
Phlebotomy/Patient Care Technician (Spring Start), Diploma: Total Program Fees (estimate)   

Program Curriculum - Total Credits: 31

Satisfactory completion of the above classes are required to take the following:

Summer Semester

(Approximately 8 weeks)

Additional Information

*Requires satisfactory completion of all required coursework and approval of Program Chair.

A “C” or higher is required for all HC & PH courses.

Students entering a program in any semester other than outlined may not graduate in the expected amount of time.

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