Phlebotomy

About the Phlebotomy Course:

This 10 week course provides phlebotomy instruction to the student with a working knowledge of collecting blood while emphasizing on patient safety, assurance, universal and standard precautions.

The student, upon completion, is eligible to sit for the NHA Phlebotomy Certification Exam. (The cost of the exam is included.)

Phlebotomy Coursework

CoursePrerequisiteContact HoursTuition Cost
PHL 101:
Phlebotomy Technician Specialist
None40 Classroom/40 Lab/30 Clinical/7 Credit$1800
Course TitleTotal Contact HoursCost
Total Program Cost$1800
Total Contact & Clinical Hours and Tuition40 Classroom/40 Lab/30 Clinical/7 Credit$1800
Estimated Cost of Textbook$0

Phlebotomy Course Curriculum

PHL 101 Phlebotomy Technician Specialist – 40 class hours/40 lab hours/30 clinical hours/7 credit hours

  • Course Description: This course provides phlebotomy instruction to the student with a working knowledge of collecting blood while emphasizing on patient safety, assurance, universal and standard precautions.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Explain basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system/blood supply 2)Obtain/apply skills and knowledge necessary to sit for certification examinations 3) Demonstrate proficiency and knowledge in the proper phlebotomy techniques for Phlebotomy Technician Positions 4) Define “standard precautions” and Personal Protective Equipment and apply these principles to all procedures 5) Practice the use of medical terminology relating to the circulatory system 6) List the methods of client and specimen identifications 7) Describe the proper bedside manner and how to prepare the client for venipuncture collection 8) Identify the locations on the body appropriate for venipuncture collection 9) List the different colors of tubes used to code blood specimens, what they stand for, and other necessary equipment needed for blood draws 10) Perform venipuncture by sterile needle and syringe, butterfly or vacuum method 11) Demonstrate how to dispense blood into tubes following syringe collection 12) Perform skin punctures to obtain capillary blood specimens 13) Outline post – puncture care for the patient 14) Prepare blood specimens for the laboratory 15) List potential pre-analytical sources of specimen error 16) Explain the potential risks and complications of the venipuncture procedure 17) Describe the role of quality assurance in the practice of Phlebotomy 18) Discuss the scope of practice of the Certified Phlebotomy Technician 19) Must have written documentation of at least 30 hours and 50 successful venipunctures in a clinical setting 20) Prepare for practicum and certification exam
  • Prerequisite: None

Admissions and Enrollment

All applicants for programs must be 18 years or older and a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate.

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Disqualifying Offenses for Enrollment

A criminal background could prevent enrollment into the Phlebotomy program. Please click the PDF below to view disqualifying offenses.

Phlebotomy Disqualifying Offenses PDF

Contact Information

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Phone: 937-237-1010
Fax: 937-237-0506
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Email: admissions@oiah.org

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