Phlebotomy Technician

Program Description

In the ACC Continuing Education Workforce Development one-semester Phlebotomy Technician Program, you will learn the skills to assist health care teams in the accurate, safe, and reliable collection and transportation of blood and other specimens for clinical testing.

Admission Requirements

The ACC Phlebotomy program is open to any person at least 18-years-old at the start of the course, along with the following requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be able to effectively communicate orally and in-writing with English
  • Have a basic understanding of computers and access to email
  • Be physically able to stand for prolonged periods and maneuver in limited spaces
  • Be able to push/pull/lift 50+ pounds
  • Additional specific hospital requirements may vary

Visit the CEWD Healthcare page for Viewpoint Screening and the application process.  The applicant will need to:

  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Be current in health care vaccinations
  • Have a CEWD Physical form completed
  • Have a current CPR certification
  • Read and understand HB1508 requirements for the licensing path

Click here to apply for admission into the program and select "Phlebotomy Application" under Topic Code.  In addition, the Viewpoint Screening process must be complete before registering for classes. Upon completion of these steps, a member of CEWD will contact you to finalize your registration into the program. Payment in full is due at the time of registration.

 

Course Descriptions

PLAB 1023 is a 48-hour in-person course which includes lectures and hands-on learning opportunities. In this course, students will develop skills necessary for an entry-level position in the workforce. Students will learn a variety of specimen-collection methods using proper techniques and precautions. Course topics include:

• Vacuum collection devices
• Syringes
• Capillary skin puncture
• Butterfly needles and blood culture
• Specimen collection on adults, children, and infants
• Proper patient identification
• Labeling of specimens for quality assurance
• Professionalism and ethics
• Medical Terminology

PLAB 1060 serves as the 100-hour clinical requirement of the ACC Phlebotomy program. It is a clinical-based learning experience which enables you to apply information learned in PLAB 1023 to hands-on specimen collection. Clinical hours must be completed at the assigned clinical site. Upon successful completion of CEPLAB 1023 and CEPLAB 1060, students will be eligible to sit for a credentialing exam.
Note: This class must be taken concurrently with PLAB 1023 (Phlebotomy Lecture)

 

Upcoming Classes

Phlebotomy 

Course No.

Date(s)

Time

Day

Room

Instructor

CEPLAB 1023 01

2/14/23 - 4/13/23

1 pm - 4 pm

TTH

H108

A Jackson

 

Clinical Phlebotomy 
This class must be taken concurrently with CEPLAB 1023

Alvin Campus

Course No.

Date(s)

Time

Day

Room

Instructor

CEPLAB 1060 01

2/14/23 - 4/13/23

TBD

TBD

TBD

A Jackson

 

Program Investment is approximately $1,178 for in-district and $1,247 for out-of-district.

Tuition and fees are subject to change.