Our 72-hour Phlebotomy course offers 32 classroom hours and/or online hours, comprised of theory and “hands-on” training, as well as 40 hours of clinical time. This course teaches all aspects of phlebotomy, with current coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Students will begin practicing on training devices and progress to live skin. Techniques taught consist of capillary puncture, syringe, vacutainer, winged infusion sets and blood culture draws. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion after all course requirements are met.
Note: This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives.
To register for this course, complete the Registration Form.
Instructor: Carol Gaspard
Summer III Mini - August 10, 2020 - September 3, 2020
- Hands-On (First Day of Class) – Monday, August 10th from 5pm – 9pm
- Online – August 10, 2020 – August 30, 2020
- Hands-On - Monday, August 31, 2020 – Thursday, September 3, 2020 from 8am – 5pm
- Clinicals (40 hours) will be assigned once the online and hands-on portions are complete.
Fall 2020 - September 14, 2020 - November 2, 2020
- Monday Nights Only 5pm - 9pm
- Clinicals (40 hours) will be assigned once all assignments and hands-on requirements are complete.
*No refunds are given once the class begins and hands-on dates are MANDATORY attendance
The Lamar State College Orange Community and Workforce Education Department does not accept financial aid, federal student loans, or payment plans for the $500 tuition fee. Full payment is required prior to beginning the program and will not be refunded once the course has begun.
Other fees (approximate): $40 Background Check; $5 Student ID, and $40 scrubs (to be worn at clinicals only)
Course Requirements: Copy of immunization record, TB test and the Hepatitis B vaccine series required prior to being assigned to clinicals.
The course will be held in the Academic Center – Room 220
Background Check – Prior to the first day of class, you will need to complete your background check at www.precheck.com. You will complete a “Student Check” and select “Lamar State College Orange Allied Health” when asked which school.
LSCO Student ID Badge Required –Students must wear an ID Badge at all times while at clinical sites. Badges must be purchased on the 3rd Floor of the Ron Lewis Library in the Admissions Office prior to clinical assignment.
Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes to class
Book information: *You will need the book on the first day of class
Phlebotomy 5th Edition Worktext and Procedures Manual
Authors: Robin S Warekois and Richard Robinson