Area of Study: Medical Laboratory Technology
Degree/Certificate: Short-Term Certificate in Laboratory Phlebotomy
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program. You may only apply to three programs at one time.
The Laboratory Phlebotomy Short-Term Certificate is a skills-oriented program designed to educate and train persons to skillfully collect blood specimens in a variety of situations. The curriculum includes introduction to blood collection, special blood collecting techniques, medical terminology, medical ethics, asepsis, human biology, and an eight week period of clinical hands-on experience in a hospital or medical clinic. Tri-C’s Phlebotomy Program is approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). NAACLS can be reached at: 5600 N River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018; (773-714-8880).
For a printable checklist stating the entrance criteria for the Laboratory Phlebotomy program, please view the Laboratory Phlebotomy Entrance Procedures and Criteria
PROGRAM STATUS: The Laboratory Phlebotomy program is full for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015. Applications are being accepted for the Fall 2015 evening program at this time for students who will have completed prerequisites by Summer 2015
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification Exam for PBT Pass Rates:
"Certification Pass Rates:"
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For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, www.tri-c.edu/gainfulemployment