Phlebotomy Technician w/ Externship

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist. 511009


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

Course Objectives:

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




Entrance Requirements



Delaware State University

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

DSU Technology and Training Ctr

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential


Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy


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?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$268.12 1 book / 1 medical term dictionary

Testing/Exam Fees

$129.00 Exam Fee

In-State/District Tuition

$2,713.88 Program Tuition

Other Fees

$50.00 Course Technology Fee

Registration Fee

$35.00 Registration Fee

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



1200 North DuPont Hwy, Dover, Delaware 19901

Phone Number

(302) 857-6144

Fax Number

(302) 857-6142

Last Updated

Sep 01, 2020


Sep 12, 2017