Phlebotomy Technician

210 Hours: 10 Weeks
Credential Issued: Diploma

To train individuals seek entry-level employment where venipuncture is required.

The program consists of coursework, practice sessions, tests and other assessments, and work in a clinic. Students learn to draw blood for blood counts, blood chemistries, the correct manner of drawing blood, and transportation of blood samples.

Programs of four hundred fifty (450) or more clock hours or the credit hour equivalent shall administer a basic skills examination to each student who enrolls, unless the student has provided evidence of a high school graduation diploma, general equivalency diploma, or its equivalent. Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- The student must have parental or guardian consent and signature if less than 18 years old.
- Have a high school diploma, GED, or successfully pass a Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (ATB) with passing score of Reading 3 and Math 3.
- Have a personal interview.
- Submit a signed enrollment agreement.
- Submit a medical report attesting to good health. There is a fee.


Course # Course Title Theory Lab/Clinic Clock Hours
HSC 100 Health Science Core, Part 1 45 45
HSC 101 Health Science Core, Part 2 45 45
PHB 100 Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System 30 30
PHB 101 Laboratory 45 45
EXT 100 Externship 40 40
EMP 101 Employment Skills 5 5
Totals 125 85 210
- Phlebotomy essentials by Ruth E. Mc Call, Cathee M. Tankersley, 5th Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
- Pocketbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Anatomy: Primus Manus by Frazer J. Leversedge, Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010
- Procedures in Phlebotomy by John C. Flynn Jr., Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011
- Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures by Robin S. Warekois, Richard Robinson, 3rd Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011
- Introduction to Health Careers by Sabrina Hutton Edmond, Publisher: Xlibris Corporation, 2011
- Phlebotomy: Principles and Practice by Jahanqir Moini, Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012

Tuition & Fees
Tuition and other registration fees are due on or before the last day to register for any given semester. Students should consult the Academic Calendar regarding the registration deadline. Students will not be officially enrolled in Healing Hands Institute until all fees are fully paid. Any students owing money to Healing Hands Institute, regardless of the debt, will not be permitted to register.
The selection process of Healing Hands Institute will allow for admission of students on the basis of the applicants’ academic credentials in addition to a review of all the information contained in the application, both academic and personal. For that reason, applicants may also submit letters of recommendation in order to give Healing Hands Institute a complete picture of the applicant, as a student and as a person.
Admissions requirements to specific graduate programs may vary – students should refer to the program descriptions found in the Catalog for additional information.
Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the Institute. An applicant’s total undergraduate record including grades, educational objective and pattern of courses completed, as well as personal and professional goals will be considered.

Payment Methods
Financial Aid Advisement
The school is not accredited or approved for Title IV funding. The school does not offer Financial Aid. The admissions representative provides information about payment plans. Advisement includes determining if the individual wants to pay in full or make a deposit and pay the balance in installments. Tuition and fees may be paid by credit card, check, or money order at the Administration Department. On or before the last day of the Registration Period, the students should have either
- Paid in full
- or paid a deposit of $100.00 or more and elected to participate in the Payment Plan that allows students to pay in installments.
Those students who choose to pay in installments during the semester must do so according to the Payment Plan, with a minimum deposit of $100.00 and the rest paid in installments with no interest charges, payable on Installment Due Dates, as set forth by each individual student. All installments must be paid one month prior to the end of the semester. All late payments will have a penalty of $25 late fee charge to the account.

Course Wheel

Students learn about the various occupations in the health field and the delivery system for healthcare, the differences between wellness and disease, what to do in an emergency and safety and security factors. State mandated HIV/AIDS and bloodborne pathogens are included in this course.
Course focus is on using a computer for easy record keeping and skills for computer literacy on the job. Employability skills are also included.
Course focus is on the location and names of the veins used for venipuncture. The student will learn which blood draw tests are done first and in what order the others follow. The student will also learn about correct transporting of blood.
This course is about how to perform venipuncture. Venipuncture is practiced on a simulated arm and then on fellow students.
Prerequisite: HSC 100, HSC 101, PHB 100, PHB 101, EMP 101
Translation: A student must take HSC 100, HSC 101, PHB 100, PHB 101, EMP 101 before taking EXT 100
Upon satisfactory completion of this course, the student will complete an externship. At this time the student will be able to demonstrate 100 successful sticks.
Getting ready for work, resume, interview skills, follow up, how to excel in the job search process.
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