NCCC College Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jun 05, 2023  
NCCC College Catalog 2022-2023

Phlebotomy, Certificate

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The Phlebotomy certificate program prepares students to be proficient in their profession and to demonstrate successful competence in phlebotomy and lab skills. 

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will have the skills to obtain an entry-level position in the phlebotomy technician profession and sit for the RPT (Registered Phlebotomy Technician) examination administered by American Medical Technologists (AMT).

General Education (GE) Courses

All courses listed on the recommended sequence of courses (or equivalent courses transferred from other institutions) are required for the completion of the program and must be passed with a C or better and a GPA of 2.0 or higher is required for graduation.

Program Core Courses

ALHE 105 Medical Terminology, ALHT 170 Electronic Health Records, ALMA 126 Fundamentals of Phlebotomy I, ALMA 161 Fundamentals of Phlebotomy II, ALMA 155 Emergency Preparedness, ALMA 182 Phlebotomy Clinical Lab, ALMA 181 Phlebotomy Practicum, ALMA 185 Phlebotomy National Exam Review.

Program Outcomes

  1. Perform fundamental safety procedures and quality control.
  2. Explain and perform specimen collection and processing, venipuncture, and capillary punctures.
  3. Employ fundamental workplace computer skills.
  4. Identify fundamental aspects of anatomy and physiology
  5. Explain and perform point of care testing (POCT).
  6. Communicate effectively in various formats and when instructing patients.
  7. Analyze legal and ethical concepts in healthcare.
  8. Evaluate time management and organizational strategies.  

Course Sequence

The listing that follows is a recommended sequence of courses for full-time students. The student should consult with an advisor for information specific to their academic situation. Upon completion, the student will be awarded a 16-credit hour Certificate of Phlebotomy issued by the college.

For More Information, Contact:

Program advisor
Rachele Cosby, 620-432-0398

Phlebotomy Certificate Requirements

Total Credit Hours: 9

Total Credit Hours: 7

Total Phlebotomy Certificate Credits: 16

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