This course includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, and accessioning.

Students garner work-based learning experience with direct client care. This course enables students to apply the theory, skills and concepts learned in basic phlebotomy class in a supervised clinic or lab setting.


Start Dates

  • June 2, 2022-July 12, 2022 (Basic) & July 18, 2022- Aug. 4, 2022 (Practicum)
  • July 14, 2022-Aug. 23, 2022 (Basic) & Aug. 30-Sept. 16, 2022 (Practicum)

Course Topics

  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology
  • Professionalism
  • Ethics



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Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to take the National Healthcare Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Certification exam.


Proof of high school diploma/GED completion. Immunizations, drug, and background check.

*Must co-enroll in Phlebotomy Basic and Phlebotomy Practicum

Salary Information

The median annual wage for phlebotomists was $37,380 and employment is expected to grow 22 percent from 2020 to 2030.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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DeShawn Pitre, Director, Health Occupations

Dorietta Lee, Training Coordinator, Health Occupations

Josephine Gonzalez, Sr. Administrative Assistant, Health Occupations
281-998-6350 ext. 1055