Curriculum and Requirements

The purpose of this program is to train students for employment as blood bank or plasma center donor screeners, or as phlebotomists. Employment skills are included. Availability of clinical sites may restrict entry into the phlebotomy courses. This program does not meet the minimum requirements for federal financial aid. However, other forms of financial aid may be available. Students in this program are not required to take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).

Program Code: PSVC-PT

Total Technical Credits: 5.5

Special Program Requirements

A completed Physical Examination Report (SAR-40-A) and satisfactory criminal background check is required for this course.

An approved 4-hour AIDS seminar, PHSC course NCH 0001, is a program requirement.

CPR certification, PHSC course NCH 0050, American Heart Association, "Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers", is a requirement of this program.

A grade of "C" or higher must be earned in each program course in order to receive a Technical Credit Certificate.

A grade of "Pass" in Phlebotomy Clinical (HCP 0742) must be earned in order to receive a Technical Credit Certificate.