Phlebotomy Technician - Black Hawk College

Phlebotomy Technician

Program Description

Phlebotomy Technician      

Prerequisite: 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. These documents must be presented to the instructor during the first class. This test may be obtained from your physician’s office or by visiting a Genesis Occupational Health Clinic. For clinic locations, go to: www.genesishealth.com/genesis-at-work/occupational-health/   Hepatitis B vaccinations are not required but strongly recommended. You are required to perform 25 venipunctures and 5 capillaries. Students will perform these skills in a phlebotomy practice lab setting, beginning with practice arms and then with real arms (students practice on one another) under instructor guidance and supervision.    

 

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

 

Topics 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

Before the first class, purchase required textbook at www.bhc.edu/bookstore. *Please note – The East Campus Store is a pickup location for pre-ordered textbooks only. This store does not have textbooks in store for same day purchase. Please be prepared for class and order at least three (3) business days before you need your textbook.

 

The National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT) certification exam is available upon successful completion of the class through National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

Instructor: J. Hines

10 Wednesdays   May 26 – July 28                 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205        Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 50002

 

Instructor: S. Edlund

5 Mon./5 Thurs.   Apr. 8 – May 17                  3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205        Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 10862

(No class May 6 & May 10)

 

5 Tues./5 Fri.        Apr. 9 – May 18                   4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205        Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 10863

(No class May 7 & May 11)

 

5 Mon./5 Thurs.   June 3 – July 12                  3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205        Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 50184

(No class July 1 & July 5)

 

5 Tues./5 Fri.        June 4 – July 13                  3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205        Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 50185

(No class July 2 & July 6)

 

5 Mon./5 Thurs.   July 19 – Aug. 19                 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205        Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 80634

 

5 Tues./5 Fri.        July 20 – Aug. 20                3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205        Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN  80635