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. 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.

 

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   Sept. 1 – Nov. 3           5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205                                      Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 80788

 

Instructor: M. Newman

10 Tuesdays         Aug. 31 – Nov. 2          5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Kewanee CEC – Rm. 124                           Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 80789

 

Instructor: S. Edlund

4 Mon./6 Thurs.   Sept. 30 – Nov. 4        3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205                                      Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 80790

(No class Oct. 11)

 

5 Tues./5 Fri.        Oct. 1 – Nov. 2            3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205                                      Tuition Fee $735

In-person CRN 80791