2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Phlebotomy Diploma (D45950)

This program prepares individuals to obtain blood and other specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Course work includes proper specimen collection and handling, communication skills, and maintaining patient data. Graduates may qualify for employment in hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, and other health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
BIO 168Anatomy and Physiology I
3
3

4

BIO 169Anatomy and Physiology II
3
3

4

 

HEA 112First Aid & CPR
1
2

2

or

HSC 110Orientation to Health Careers
1
0

1

 

MED 121Medical Terminology I
3
0

3

MED 122Medical Terminology II
3
0

3

PBT 100Phlebotomy Technology
5
2
0

6

PBT 101Phlebotomy Practicum
0
0
9

3

PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

SOC 210Introduction to Sociology
3
0

3

Total Major Hours: 30-31

General Education Courses

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Total General Education Hours: 6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 36-37

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
BIO 168Anatomy and Physiology I
3
3

4

 

HEA 112First Aid & CPR
1
2

2

or

HSC 110Orientation to Health Careers
1
0

1

 

MED 121Medical Terminology I
3
0

3

PBT 100Phlebotomy Technology
5
2
0

6

PBT 101Phlebotomy Practicum
0
0
9

3

Total Credit Hours:
12
5-7
9
17-18

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
BIO 169Anatomy and Physiology II
3
3

4

COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

MED 122Medical Terminology II
3
0

3

PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
15
3
0
16

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
3
0
0
3

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 36-37