Method of Delivery
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours
Instructional Program (CIP)
This program prepares students to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects of blood collection and will review the skills needed to perform venipunctures safely. Also includes terminology, blood collection procedures, order of draw and other engaging topics:
Processes and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
Skills to perform venipunctures safely
Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
The history of Phlebotomy
and the roles and responsibilities
of a Phlebotomy Technician
Laboratory operations, quality assurance, laboratory law, ethics and regulatory issues.
Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system and the anatomy of the hand, leg, & foot including arteries and veins.
Universal precautions—safety protocols, infection control and medical asepsis.
Specimen collection, processing handling, documentation and transportation.
Venipunctures and skin puncture practice, syringe practice, heel puncture, protocol, syringe draws,etc.
Students should have or be pursuing
a high school diploma or GED.
This program is not available in the state of California.
Student Program Outcomes:
Successful completion of the this program will allow students to become eligible to sit
for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technician (ASPT) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Certification Exam and the National Helath career Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exams.
Once students complete this program they have the ability to participate in a clinical externship and/or hands on practicum so as to practice the skills necessary to perform the job requirements of Phlebotomy Technician.
Students will be assisted with completing a resume and /or requirements necessary to work in a hospital, physician’s practice, clinic and/or with other healthcare organizations. Externship provided. Prerequisite HS Diploma/GED
WIOA Approved Program
DSU Technology and Training Ctr
1 - Statewide
Name of Credential
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - NHA
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$268.12 1 book / 1 medical term dictionary
$129.00 Exam Fee
$2,713.88 Program Tuition
$50.00 Course Technology Fee
$35.00 Registration Fee
Total In-State Program Cost