Basic Phlebotomy is a 48-hour course designed to provide you with a theoretical background for the collection of blood specimens. Topics include professionalism, ethics, medical terminology, related anatomy and physiology, utilization of laboratory equipment and skills needed to perform a venipuncture.
Phlebotomy Clinical is a 120-hour course that serves as the clinical practice extension of the basic phlebotomy course. It is designed to provide you with additional theoretical knowledge while concentrating on the development of skills useful in phlebotomy. You must have successfully completed Basic Phlebotomy in order to take Phlebotomy Clinical.
You must have successfully completed TCC Basic Phlebotomy with a final grade of 80 percent or better.
A drug screen and criminal background check will be conducted on students applying for enrollment in Phlebotomy Clinical. You must have a negative drug test and no disqualification from the criminal background check in order to be registered in Phlebotomy Clinical.
These programs are eligible for financial aid.
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Trinity River Campus Continuing Education Services
Updated October 31, 2013