Clackamas Community College

Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomy, Certificate


Clinical laboratory assistants are becoming a wider used personnel to serve a diverse ancillary role assisting other laboratory personnel, physicians and patients. Their duties may include specimen collection and handling, data entry, laboratory billing practices, and the performance of waived testing according to standard operating procedures. Students are trained in phlebotomy, specimen processing, quality control, laboratory testing at the waived level, and regulation. Students will participate in unpaid, supervised externships in ambulatory or acute care laboratory settings. See website below for program mission statement.

The CCC Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomy (CLA) program is approved through:

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)
5600 N River Rd, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL, 60018

Oregon Tech Transfer Courses

The Clinical Laboratory program, in cooperation with Oregon Tech, offers a number of transferable classes into Oregon Tech’s Bachelors of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science degree program. Students planning to continue their studies at a four-year college should consult an advisor to obtain the most recent transfer information.

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