Phlebotomy

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Course Description

Become a vital member of the healthcare team. You will be trained to collect blood samples which enable physicians to diagnose and treat illnesses. Course fee includes lecture, lab practice and 120 clinical hours. Successful completion of this course provides eligibility for the National Certification Exam.


Mandatory Prerequisite:
**Professional Foundation for Workplace Success (XAHS 535). All Phlebotomy students are required to register and complete the Professional Foundation for Workplace Success course.



REQUIREMENTS:

* High school diploma or GED

* 18 years of age

* Criminal background check

* Current Driver's License or State Issued ID

* CPR/BLS Healthcare Provider

* Preclinical Orientation for Continuing Education

* A completed physical form with documentation of positive titer levels for MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B (waiver acceptable), proof of Tetanus shot within the last 10 years and negative 2-STEP PPD test (MUST be series of 2).



The Phlebotomy Packets will be distributed approximately 4-5 weeks prior to the start of class. Packets are not mailed out. Scheduled sessions to pick up the Phlebotomy packets will be sent out via email. Contact Rhonda Anderson at 250-8338 for additional information.



NOTE: The Phlebotomy Packet will contain the following necessary forms and information needed for full enrollment into the program. Additional courses and fees apply.


1. Criminal Background Check

2. Statement of Understanding

3. Clinical Statement of Understanding

4. Information on Textbooks

5. Physical Form and Medical Requirements

6. Registration Information for CPR Healthcare Provider (XAHS 507)

7. Registration Information for Preclinical Orientation for Continuing Education (XAHS 547)



Please note: this course has Prerequisites


Dates:August 7 - November 17, 2017   Check for other Dates
Meets:M, Tu and Th from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM , 39 session(s)
Number:171XAHS53101
Hours:192.00
CEUs:19.20
Location:BMC 192
Fee: $964.00

REQUIRED: A criminal background check is mandatory! Students will receive a Criminal Background (CB) authorization form (cost for the CB is $35) with the phlebotomy packet. Final acceptance into the program is dependent upon the background check results. Phlebotomy Packets are handed out approximately 5 weeks prior to class beginning. Packets will not be mailed. Packet signing dates will be EMAILED out 4-5 weeks before class start date. Mandatory Prerequisite: COURSE: Professional Foundation for Workplace Success (XAHS 535). Students will be scheduled for 120 hours (3 weeks) of clinical externship during the last 6 weeks of the course. Clinicals are daytime hours, Monday - Friday. If you foresee difficulties completing the clinical component during these hours, you MUST discuss this issue with the program manager (Rhonda Anderson at 250-8338) PRIOR TO REGISTERING for the class. REQUIRED TEXT: DO NOT PURCHASE UNTIL 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO CLASS - Phlebotomy Essentials 6th ed. Textbook Bundle, McCall and Tankersley, available at the Greenville Technical College bookstore. ADDITIONAL COSTS MAY INCLUDE: 1. BLS/CPR for the Healthcare Provider (XAHS 507); 2. Preclinical Orientation for Continuing Education (XAHS 547); 3. Hunter Green Scrubs, White Lab Jacket, White Clinical Shoes; 4. Mandatory Medical Documentation (reviewed during packet distribution). This course meets the requirements to take the ASCP National Phlebotomy Certification Exam. No class meeting on September 4, 2017. TENATIVE CLINICAL ROTATION SCHEDULE: Clinical Rotation dates--Rotation 1 Clinical: 10/9/17 through 10/27/17; Rotation 2 Clinical: 10/30/17 through 11/17/17. Clinicals are DAY TIME HOURS.


Thank you for your interest! Unfortunately, this course is full. Please call 864-250-8800 to inquire about other course options.