Phlebotomy, Short-Term Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #2241

Effective May 2017

Division: Allied Health, Nursing, Health, Physical Education and Recreation

The phlebotomist performs venipuncture and micro skin punctures, obtaining blood specimens from patients for the purpose of testing and analysis. The graduate of the program is prepared for employment in hospitals, clinics, private laboratories and physician office laboratories. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

 
Plan of Study Grid
Fall SemesterHours
HLED 153 FIRST AID AND SAFETY 2
BIOG 115 BODY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION 1 3
CLSC 111 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY 1,2 2
PHBT 111 BASIC LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 1,2 2
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 3 1
 Hours10
Spring Semester
CMMC 165 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3
PHBT 121 PHLEBOTOMY CLINICAL PRACTICUM 1,2 3
ALHN 110 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3
 Hours9
 Total Hours19
1

Indicates that a grade of C (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.

2

Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.

3

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification is required upon entrance into the program.
 
Graduates of the practical nursing and medical assisting programs at LCCC need only to complete CLSC 111, PHBT 111 and PHBT 121.

Program Contact(s):

James Daly
440-366-7194
jdaly@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.

Admission Requirements for Phlebotomy

  1. Official high school or GED and college/program transcripts (if applicable) on file in the LCCC Records office.
  2. Program application form on file.
  3. Individuals employed as phlebotomists and/or those who have completed 10 credit hours of college work with overall GPAs of 2.00 or higher will be given admission priority.
  4. Graduates of the practical nursing and medical assisting programs at LCCC need only to complete:
    • CLSC 111 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY
    • PHBT 111 BASIC LABORATORY TECHNIQUES
    • PHBT 121 PHLEBOTOMY CLINICAL PRACTICUM

Learn more about Allied Health program requirements