The Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to teach the technical and procedural aspects of basic phlebotomy, including patient care, collection of blood specimens and venipuncture. This program is a hybrid course where content will be provided online and students will attend an in-person lab for skills practice. The Phlebotomy Technician program includes theory and hands-on laboratory instruction, American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification and the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Certification. Students will learn the concepts of phlebotomy fundamentals; safety and compliance; patient preparation; routine and special blood collections; specimen processing; and health care foundations. This program is designed for learners who want to advance their career or for those interested in starting a career in the medical field. Upon course completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certification. The first exam fee is included in the tuition. Students must possess a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency diploma. Students will be responsible for the purchase of the following items: Hartman’s Complete Guide for the Phlebotomy Technician, ISBN: 978-1-60425-129-6; 2020 BLS Provider Manual by AHA, ISBN: 978-1616697686; Scrubs; CPR Rescue Mask; and an Adult/Child Pocket Resuscitator. (84 hours/13 in-class meetings). Class meets online and once a week in person.