Phlebotomy Occupational Skills Award

A Phlebotomist is a specialized member of the health care team who is trained to collect, transport and process blood specimens for analysis. As the number and complexity of medical laboratory tests continues to increase, phlebotomists play a crucial role in providing patient care.

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  • March 29, 2022 from 5-6 p.m.
  • October 26, 2021 from 5-6 p.m.
  • November 30, 2021 from 5-6 p.m.

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McLennan also offers an Occupational Skills Award in Phlebotomy that can be completed in one semester with the following courses:

  • PLAB 1323 Phlebotomy
  • PLAB 1260 Phlebotomy Clinical
  • MLAB 1201 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science
  • HPRS 1260 Medical Terminology
  • BIOL 2404 Anatomy and Physiology

Upon successful completion (with a grade of C or better) of PLAB 1323 and PLAB 1260, the student will be eligible to take a national certification examination for phlebotomy by the American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP).

No academic prerequisites are required for the program.

To participate in clinical rotations (PLAB 1260), the student must have a completed immunization record, CPR certification approved by the American Heart Association and proof of health insurance. All students must pass a drug screening and background check.

Upcoming Information Sessions

Contact Information

Alisa Petree, Program Director

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