Program Code: CC.PHLEBOTOMY
This limited-entry program provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain entry-level employment as a phlebotomist within a healthcare setting. The program will prepare students to step into their roles as responsible, productive members of their communities. Upon the completion of the program, students will be eligible for phlebotomy certification. The program is designed to include online learning paired with in-person skills labs, followed by a clinical practicum.
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Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- safely perform high-quality blood collection through venipuncture and capillary puncture procedures;
- demonstrate correct collection, processing, and handling of laboratory specimens according to current laboratory protocols;
- understand and comply with legal and ethical standards, as well as laboratory safety, quality, and regulatory standards;
- demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology pertaining to phlebotomy;
- describe the concepts of communication, personal and patient interaction, stress and time management, and professional behavior in healthcare settings;
- prepare for the credentialing process and employment in the community.
Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider (provider level CPR) and First Aid (AHA Heartsaver) certification are required during practicums. All students will be required to complete a criminal history background, provide proof of immunization, and students will be asked to take a drug test as arranged by the department.
Disclaimer: Clinical training is required in order to complete certain Health Sciences programs offered by Clackamas Community College(CCC). Although CCC does not restrict program entry based on age, some college partners, such as healthcare agencies, organization,s and clinics, require students to be at least 18 years of age before they can participate in clinical training. Students who intend to enroll prior to reaching 18 years of age should consult with the appropriate Health Sciences program director or administrator to determine when clinical training begins for their program and to understand any limitations.
Plan of Study Grid
|PHB-110 ||Fundamentals of Phlebotomy ||5 |
|PHB-112 ||Phlebotomy Techniques ||2 |
|PHB-115 ||Professionalism for Phlebotomists ||1 |
|PHB-125 ||Professionalism in Healthcare ||1 |
|PHB-130 ||Phlebotomy Practicum ||5 |
| ||Total Credits||14|
All courses must be passed with a C or better.
Career opportunities include:
- mobile blood drives
- hospital laboratory
- out patient clinical labs