Phlebotomy Technician

PLAB1001

 See Entry Requirements below.

In order to receive a refund or if you need to withdraw or transfer classes, you must submit your request by email to cwl@grayson.edu, 7 business days prior to the course start date.

$1,299.00

AVAILABLE

Overview

Introduction:

Hospitals, laboratories and other employers have an increasing demand for phlebotomists. Most employers seek and many require a professional certification which garners wages between $11 and $14 per hour. With a CPT certification, you’ll have the credentials you need to set yourself apart from other applicants as you embark on a rewarding healthcare career. (112 hrs).

Course Topics:

  • Draw blood from patients 
  • Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
  • Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
  • Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
  • Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
  • Verify patient/donor identity
  • Maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials
Students must demonstrate proficiency in venipunctures and capillary punctures by receiving and delivering the required number of punctures throughout the course.   

Dates, Location & Times:

  • Mandatory Workforce Success Skills course:  10/11/2021 - 10/21/2021
    • Face to face: October 11, 13 and 18
    • 9:00am-12:00pm
    • CWL Computer Lab
  •  October 25 – December 8, 2021
    • HYBRID - face-to-face skills and instruction with online activities
    • Monday & Wednesdays
    • 8:00am-12:00pm
    • HS 215
 
  • On May 10, 2021, Grayson College entered Phase 3 of its Return to Campus Plan, and on June 1, 2021, Grayson College is expected to enter Phase 4 of its Return to Campus Plan. Updates on COVID-19 protocols and the College's operating status can be found here

Cost:

  • $1299
  • Tuition includes textbook and class supplies. Exam fee not included.

Your seat in the class is not guaranteed, regardless of payment status, until proof of all required immunizations and TB test results are received. Send records and TB test results to cwl@grayson.edu. 

Entry Requirements

Admission/NHA Exam Requirements:

  • Proof of completed immunizations (see below)
  • High school diploma or GED/high school equivalency, or earn within 12 months of NHA certification exam testing
  • Proof of immunizations sent to cwl@grayson.edu (see below)
  • Criminal background check
Notes: A background check including criminal history will be done prior to the start of class. Your seat in the class is not guaranteed, regardless of payment status, until proof of all required immunizations and TB test results are received. Send records and TB test results to cwl@grayson.eduAll monies will be refunded if you are ineligible to attend.

Completed immunizations:

  • Tuberculosis (TB), Proof of either (within the past year):
    • a negative PPD skin test, or
    • a negative chest x-ray if skin test is positive or can not be taken
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox), Proof of either:
    • a physician documented history of the disease, or
    • a documentation of varicella immunization
    • or a titer test confirming immunity
  • Hepatitis B series, Proof of either:
    • a complete three-injection series of Hepatitis B vaccinations, or
    • a titer test confirming immunity (positive reading)
  • MMR series, Proof of either:
    • a complete two-injection series of MMR vaccinations, or
    • a titer test confirming immunity (positive reading)
  • Diphtheria Tetanus (within past 10 years)