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Phlebotomy - Certificate

16 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.

Offered on the Faribault Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2019-2020 school year. If you need to see this program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (4 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
PHLE1400 Intro to Phlebotomy (4 Credits)
PHLE1450 Phlebotomy Skills (3 Credits)
PHLE1500 Phlebotomy Internship (3 Credits)
HC 1000 Medical Terminology (3 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (1 Course)

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