About this Course
|This course prepares students to perform phlebotomy in health care facilities such as hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and physician group practices. The course includes 54 hours of classroom instruction and an additional 30 to 40 hours of hands-on phlebotomy training at affiliates. Classroom instruction includes anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, legal implications to phlebotomy, blood collection equipment and supplies, and specimen collection and processing. Clinical assignments will be determined by the second week of class. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a certificate and will be eligible to take an examination offered by the National Health Career Association to become a certified phlebotomist.
***Class will also meet on Mondays, 10/3-11/7
Students must pass Phlebotomy Technician Specialist and Customer Service for Health care Professionals in order to receive a certificate of completion.
• A high school diploma or equivalent.
• Students must submit a health form in order to perform clinical training at the assigned health care facilities. These forms must be submitted prior to the second class. The health form is available online at: www.norwalk.edu. Click on Continuing Education.
• Students are responsible for exam fees.
• Students will need royal blue scrubs, and closed-toe shoes, no clogs unless they have a backing, no mesh sneakers. Clinicals are between 7AM-5PM, Monday through Friday. Time and day of the week will be mutually agreed upon by instructor and student.
Payment Plan available. Please contact NK-Continuinged@norwalk.edu