At a Glance:Advisor:
Walker: Frances Shugars
Phlebotomy Technician (PT21)
Offered at the Following Campus
- Walker County Campus
The Phlebotomy Technician program educates students to draw and process blood specimens. Phlebotomy technicians typically work in concert with medical lab technicians in hospitals or other healthcare organizations. Topics covered include human anatomy, anatomical terminology, venipuncture, and clinical practice.
Note: A Phlebotomy Specialization is available within the Healthcare Assistant and Healthcare Science TCC's on the Floyd County Campus.
Age: 17 years old for entrance into Health Technology pre-occupational curriculum
18 years old for entrance into Health Technology programs
Other: Note: Students will be required to purchase mandatory uniform and minimal supplies for the Phlebotomy program, along with completing a CPR course. Students entering the Phlebotomy program are required to complete a standardized physical examination, drug screen, background check, Health Program Orientation and pay liability insurance prior to having physical contact with patients. Each student will be given a physical form from the instructor of PHLT 1030 course.