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This course is designed to prepare students for employment as phlebotomists and/or provide supplemental training for students previously or currently employed in the healthcare industry. Topics of instruction include didactic, laboratory, and clinical experiences and encompasses communication, leadership, human relations, and employability skills; performance of safe and efficient work practices in obtaining adequate and correct blood specimens by capillary or venipuncture on adults, children and neonates; maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test to be performed. Subjects include vascular anatomy and physiology, preparing blood smears, medical terminology, emergency procedures including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), delivering a variety of clinical specimens to the clinical laboratory and observing safety policies and procedures. Simulation and clinical laboratory experiences are integrated with the didactic portion of the program. The curriculum is designed to meet the standards established by the California Department of Health, Laboratory Field Services, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act 88’ (CLIA), Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), OSHA and Joint Commission Review Committee. Students are prepared to successfully pass the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) examination for the National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT).

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Course schedule is subject to change to a distance learning/hybrid format based upon community health concerns and mandates.

Riverside - Alessandro (CLICK HERE for campus address, phone & maps)
COST: $2,800

9 weeks : September 1, 2020 - November 2, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Riverside - Alessandro (CLICK HERE for campus address, phone & maps)
COST: $2,800

9 weeks : November 4, 2020 - January 27, 2021
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Schedules and fees are subject to change without notice.



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Admission Requirements

  • High school or equivalent transcript
  • SCE orientation & assessment*
  • Social Security Card or Right to Work Document
  • Current government issued photo ID
*may be required