Phlebotomy Technician


Instructor: S. Edlund

In partnership with Genesis.

Prerequisite: Age 18 and GED or high school diploma. Current statement of good health from your physician and documented proof that you are free from active tuberculosis as documented by a negative QuantiFERON® – TB Gold test. This test may be obtained from your physician’s office or by visiting a Genesis Occupational Health Clinic, (sites listed below) to receive a discounted price. These documents must be presented to the instructor the first night of class. Must be free of communicable diseases that pose a significant risk to self, instructor and peers. Hepatitis B vaccinations are not required but strongly recommended. You are required to perform 20 venipunctures and 10 capillaries. Ability to bend, lift, stoop, twist, turn, and stand on your feet for extended periods.                       

Train in the basic blood-drawing procedures for venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques. You will have an understanding of the skills, knowledge and level of responsibility required to perform competently as entry-level phlebotomy/lab personnel.

Topics will include: 

•  Handling, processing and documentation of samples

•  OSHA guidelines and safety rules

•  Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system

•  Basic phlebotomy techniques

•  Quality assurance and methods of quality control

Required textbook must be purchased at the Hawk’s Hub (the college bookstore) prior to first class. Exam certification available.

10 Fridays       May 22 – July 31              3:45 – 7:45 p.m.
CRN 50375         Bldg. 1 – Rm. 313/314        Tuition Fee $685

Clinic Locations

Genesis Occupational Health
3319 Spring Street, Suite 103, Davenport, IA 52807
Phone: 563-421-0660     Fax: 563-421-0669

Genesis Occupational Health
2526 41st Street, Moline, IL 61265
Phone: 309-281-2700      Fax: 309-281-2709

BHC Hawk’s Hub (bookstore) information
For a list of PaCE books, visit Quad-Cities Campus Hawk’s Hub.  Select the current term.  Select “Adult Ed” for the department and then select your course.  Click “Add Course” and then “Get Course Materials” to see the book(s) for your course.  Books may be purchased online or at the bookstore.