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Fall and Spring Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
PBT 100 Phlebotomy Technology                 5 2 0 6
PBT 101 Phlebotomy Practicum 0 0 9 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
  8 2 9 12
TOTAL CREDITS: 12

Phlebotomy Program Performance Standards

Individuals enrolled in the Phlebotomy Program are expected to be able to perform certain activities to maintain standards of safety and execute assigned duties. The phlebotomy student must possess the following skills or abilities to maintain satisfactory progression in the program.

Interpersonal Skills: sufficient to interact with individuals, families, and groups from a variety of social, economic, emotional, cultural and intellectual backgrounds.

Written and oral communication skills: sufficient to verbally convey information to a wide variety of individuals using good language skills, as well as the ability to transmit information through written communication modalities.

Physical abilities: sufficient to walk about the clinical site at a brisk pace, stand for extended periods of time, lift boxes of supplies, and maneuver in small spaces.

Dexterity and strength: sufficient to manipulate equipment and assist patients with physical limitations.

Hearing: sufficient to monitor and assess patient care and safety needs.

Vision: sufficient for observation and assessment of the patient, environment, and equipment.

Tactile ability or sense of touch: sufficient to perform physical assessment, palpate a vein, and detect movement.

Phlebotomy Program Costs

Phlebotomy program students should be prepared to incur additional expenses beyond tuition and college fees

Outlined below are estimated expenses and are subject to change:

Medical examination $100

Immunization Series which includes but is not limited to

HepB, TB, Flu, childhood immunizations

$300
Malpractice insurance $16
Student accident insurance $6
Lab coat, uniform $75
Shoes $55
Textbooks $150
Graduation Fee $25
Drug Screen and Criminal Background check $75

Once admitted into the phlebotomy program, drug testing and a criminal background check will be required before a student is allowed to participate in clinical activities. Clinical affiliates may deny a student access to its facilities based on the findings of the criminal record check or drug screen, and the student may be dismissed from the program for failure to progress. Drug screening and criminal background check policies will be reviewed at the program orientation.