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Phlebotomy Technician - PT21 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Phlebotomy Technician Technical Certificate of Credit program educates students to collect blood and process blood and body fluids. Phlebotomy technicians typically work in concert with clinical laboratory personnel and other healthcare providers in hospitals or other healthcare facilities. Topics covered include human anatomy, anatomical terminology, venipuncture, and clinical practice.

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Additional Program Requirements:

  • American Heart Association Provider CPR Certification, physical examination, up-to-date immunizations, criminal background check and drug screen required prior to start of clinical rotation.
  • Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Phlebotomy program.
  • Students must complete ENGL 1010, ALHS 1011, ALHS 1090, and ALHS 1040 prior to registering for the Phlebotomy courses.
  • Student must register for COLL 1010 or COMP 2000 along with the Phlebotomy courses.
  • American Heart Association Provider CPR Certification, physical examination, up-to-date immunizations, criminal background check and drug screen required prior to start of clinical rotation.

This program qualifies for the HOPE Career Grant.

Start Terms:

  • This program begins each Fall and Spring semester on the Valdosta campus; it will begin each Fall semester on the Coffee campus and each Spring semester on the Ben Hill campus.
Gainful Employment Information
Curriculum
General Education Course 3
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
Occupational Courses 21
ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care 3
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences 2
PHLT 1030 Introduction to Venipuncture 3
PHLT 1050 Clinical Practice 5
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1010 College and Career Success Skills 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Valdosta Campus


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