Phlebotomists draw blood from patients for medical testing, explain procedures to patients, update patient records, prepare stains and reagents, clean and sterilize equipment, take blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates and send specimens for lab testing.  Upon successful completion of the lecture and clinical parts of the program, students are eligible to register and pay for a national certification exam. Prerequisites: At least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) and acceptable criminal background. (Clinical admission requires all state required immunizations, shot records and completed Healthcare Admissions Application.)
Location: Sadler Center
Instructor: Timothy Abbott
4664 HPRS1001 (01172T)       28 hrs.
2/6-2/27          T/R                  5:45-9:45 pm 
6644 HITT1005 (01173T)        48 hrs.
3/1-4/17          T/R                  5:45-9:45 pm
(Class will not meet 3/13 or 3/15) 
6645 PLAB1023 (01173T)       80 hrs.
4/19-6/26        T/R                  5:45-9:45 pm
$1280 + textbooks