Phlebotomy Courses

(PLAB 1023 & 1060)

This is a skill development course in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions; includes vacuum collection devices syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, specimen collection on adults-children and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling. Topics include professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. The clinical experience is a practical instruction with close and/or direct supervision provided by the clinical professional (faculty or preceptor), generally in a clinical setting. Clinical education is an unpaid learning experience. Successful completion of the course will prepare the student to challenge either the NCA or ASCP national exams. (Exam not offered as part of course). Tuition Includes: Liability Insurance (NOT health insurance) and background check. Class Location: Advanced Technology Center, Rm 212. This is a direct patient contact course. Instuctor: Yolanda Romero-Ortiz, Total 172 hours/17.2 CEUs

Admission Requirements:

  • Copy of Immunizations
    • Tetanus-within last 10 years
    • MMR (2)
    • Varicella-chicken pox (2)
    • Hepatitis B vaccine series (3)
    • Tuberculosis-TB test (negative result) within past 12 months
    • Influenza (Flu Shot)
      • All immunizations must be complete prior to registration.

 Copy of High School Diploma/GED

  • Copy of CPR Certification
  • Pass background check
  • Required uniform: set of scrubs (red), safety glasses or eyeglasses
  • Drug screen required (student's responsibility)
  • Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials 6th ed. Ruth McCall & Cathee M Tankersly

PLEASE NOTE: Completion of Midland College degrees and/or certificates does not guarantee eligibility to take a certification/registry/licensure examination. The eligibility of each person is determined on an individual basis by the regulatory body of the specific discipline. If you have a conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, physical or mental disability/illness, hospitalization/treatment for chemical dependency within the past five years, current intemperate use of drugs or alcohol or a previous denial of a licensure or action by a licensing authority, you will need to contact the specific regulatory body for an individual ruling. Some programs require a criminal background check and urine and drug screen.

CourseID Title Date Day(s) Time
HP06174Q PHLEBOTOMY - Please Call!  05/23/18 Wed 6:00 pm


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