Phlebotomy Technician (170567 A/B/C/D)
Grade Level: 12th **This course is limited to seniors in good standing chosen by a selection process.Prerequisites: Principles of Health Sciences A/B, Emergency Procedures, Medical Terminology; Anatomy is highly recommended.
This course prepares students for the Phlebotomy Technician Certification. Phlebotomy Technicians are important members of the clinical laboratory team. New diagnostic techniques, clinical laboratory technology, and automated instruments have greatly increased the volume of – and demand for – medical laboratory testing performed by phlebotomy technicians. Phlebotomy technician graduates can work in hospitals, neighborhood health centers, labs, medical group practices, HMOs, public health facilities, and veterans’ hospitals. Students will be involved in supervised clinical rotations related to the educational objectives in the area of phlebotomy. Some of these clinical rotations will take place outside of school hours.