Notes: Textbook, current CPR and completed health form required, included in course fee.
Bring a sack lunch.
Phlebotomy: A Competency - Based Approach Kathryn Booth and Lillian Mundt
The best source for the Textbook and Connect is
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You will need to purchase your own navy blue uniforms, white non-skid shoes and white lab coat. (Scrubs and coat may be purchased at Walmart, Scrubs and Tees, Uniform Advantage, etc)
All phlebotomy supplies will be made available in the classroom.
Exam fee is additional.
NCCT certification test will be given about two weeks after the last class session at 9:00 AM. A 40 hour extern is required.
Be sure to complete the required healthcare application found on the CaPE homepage.
Course Title: Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program
Instructor: Cecelia Cromartie, RMA
Target Audience: CNA, nurse aide, nursing student, medical student, radiology student, medical assistant/ student, Med tech students, patient care tech (PCT), patient care assistant (PCA), EMT, paramedic, phlebotomist, military personnel, lab assistant, lab processing staff, RN, LPN, research assistant, research coordinator, radiology tech , laboratory personnel , physician, physician assistant, physician office associate, clinic staff, medical intern , hospital and laboratory personnel; or anyone wishing to change careers.
Prerequisites (courses and/or assessment or tests): High school diploma or equivalency. Complete and submit a Healthcare Application and supporting documentation for acceptance into the program. Pass the healthcare assessment exam with a 70 or better to be eligible for the program. For the externship, a resume, health exam, and immunization record will need to be submitted during the program.
Student Course Materials: "Phlebotomy: A Competency Based Approach, 4th Edition" and the ISBN-13# is 9780073513843. Make sure your purchase includes the "Connect" access for online materials. Publisher's Web Store:
Equipment: All phlebotomy supplies will be made available in the classroom.
You will need the following:
Computer and internet access is required for online assignments. Laptops permitted in classroom for research and note taking.
Clothing requirements: Navy blue scrubs, white lab coat, and nurse shoes, crocs, or athletic shoes are required by the second day of class. art, Scrubs and Tees, etc)
Course Description: As a Phlebotomy Technician, the laboratory relies on you to collect quality samples from the patient to produce quality laboratory results. To do this, a phlebotomy technician must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence with patients while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe and reliable manner.
This is a one-of-a-kind program for entry-level or current health care practitioners to meet these needs. This 104-hour program is intended for those who have no experience or want to improve their skills and want to become employed as a Phlebotomy Technician in a clinical laboratory, private physician office or public health department setting. You will work in teams practicing on one another.
This program includes 64 hours of classroom training and a 40-hour externship to provide you with a complete learning experience. Course fee includes program supplies, insurance, and externship. Upon successful completion of this course, you are eligible to take the national certification exam administered by NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing). Exam fee and review books are additional fees.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Describe effective infection control in the healthcare setting.
Explain healthcare privacy practices (HIPAA), laws and ethics.
Define the structure of the cardiovascular system, to include the associated medical terms, disorders, and diagnostic tests.
Obtain non-blood and blood specimens competently.
Demonstrate common blood collection procedures.
Methodology: Lectures, discussions, and skills training and demonstration. Assessments are conducted through exercises, role play, and skills demonstration.
Criteria for Successful Completion: You must attend 80% of all class sessions, actively participate in class discussion, complete all homework, quizzes and tests when due, receive 100% satisfaction on skill lab checklist, and earn a final grade of 75 or higher to receive a Clayton State University Center for Continuing Education certificate and CEUs. The final grade is calculated using the following breakdown:
Assessments, Homework, Quizzes, Unit Exams: 75% of grade
Final Exam: 25% of grade
Amount of contact time (in hours) needed to effectively teach this course: 64 hours (additional 40 hour externship required for NCCT certification)
Number of CEUs to be offered: 6.4 (+ 4.0 CEUs)
There are still openings remaining at this time.
Online registration is not available at this time. Please contact our office for more information.
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