Phlebotomy Technician
Credential: Phlebotomist, American Society of Phlebotomy Technician/ Working Smart, CharlotteWorks
244 hour certificate course consisting of theory, lab and clinical experiences, which prepares the student to enter the medical field as a phlebotomist in various settings. Core course concept is instruction on how to safely and competently perform venipunctures. After successful completion of the course, student is encouraged to test for their certification as phlebotomist. Student will earn a Working Smart credential: soft skills for workplace success while enrolled in the program.
Prerequisite: Career Readiness Certificate of a bronze or higher. Copy of certificate is due at time of registration along with an official copy of a High School diploma or High School Equivalency
Costs: *uniform-$105.00, *2 step TB skin test-$60, Castle Branch-$85, certification exam-$90-115 (*approx. cost)
•Competently perform successful venipunctures in the lab setting
•95 hours of clinical Monday-Friday during hours of operation for clinical facility
•Uniform: navy blue scrub top and pewter gray pants to be worn daily while in class, lab and clinical. Top and mid-length lab coat embroidered with BCCC in royal blue. White closed toe/heel shoes
•SS Card and current valid driver license/government form of ID with photo, Background check, drug screen, immunization upload to Castle Branch $85. Must be completed within 30 days of first day of class.
Textbook: Phlebotomy Handbook ISBN – 9780134709321
Funding assistance may be available through NC Works. Interested persons must apply to the NC Works office in their home county

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Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers
Course will provide theory and lab experiences needed for proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Upon completion, you should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various healthcare settings. No clinical required.
Prerequisite: Verification of current certification as a Nurse Aide, Medical Assistant, Registered or Practical Nurse, EMT
Requirements: Competently perform 20 successful venipunctures in the lab setting

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