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Phlebotomy - Certificate

18 Credits
Degree Description

The goals of the Phlebotomy program are to provide academic education for individuals to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for becoming a specialist in obtaining blood specimens by venipuncture, arterial, and microtechniques, for the purpose of laboratory analysis. A phlebotomist must have knowledge of the healthcare system, the anatomy and physiology related to laboratory testing and phlebotomy, the collection and transport requirements for tests performed in all areas of the laboratory, documentation and patient records, and interpersonal skills needed to provide quality patient care.

Admission Dates: Fall Semester

Offered on the Faribault Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2016-2017 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (4 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
MDLT1810 Laboratory Techniques and Orientation (3 Credits)
PHLE1000 Anatomy & Physiology (2 Credits)
PHLE1100 Legal/Ethical Issues for Phlebotomists (1 Credit)
PHLE1200 Multiskilling for Phlebotomists (3 Credits)

Other Required Courses (3 Courses)

Please complete the following courses:
FYE 100 First Year Experience (1 Credit)
HC 1000 Medical Terminology (3 Credits)
OTEC1001 Computer Software for College (2 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (3 Credits)

Please complete one of the following courses:
COMM140 Interpersonal Communication (3 Credits)
COMM110 Public Speaking (3 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.