Phlebotomy Program - Basic, Advanced & Externship
Not offered Summer Session
M,W 6:00-9:00 pm Room 106 Sporny EMT, CPT
Alternating Saturdays 8:30am-4:00 pm (2/21, 3/7, 3/21 - First session)
(4/25, 5/9, 5/30 - Second session)
Additional Consecutive 1-2 week Externship Required –(externship may not
directly follow classroom end dates due to clinical site availability
Sporny EMT, CPT/ Schaffner, M.D.
Course Fee: $1,000. Approximate additional cost of $175 for books, lab coat and uniform.
Course Description: ((4.4260) (3922) (2329) (064415) California Department of Health Services,
Division of Laboratory Science, approved program to train students to work in laboratories, doctors’ offices, and other health care facilities. Students must successfully complete the on-campus Basic Phlebotomy to be permitted to attend the Advanced Phlebotomy portion of the program, then proceed to a 1- 2 week unpaid externship. Students successfully completing the Phlebotomy Program (basic, advanced, and externship), receive completion certificates. To complete the certification process,students take a national exam and apply for State Licensing. Students should be aware that blood withdrawal techniques are practiced on classmates throughout this course. Prerequisites: 18 years or older, speak, read, write English at 12th grade US high school level.
Students must provide the following documentation to the State of California to be licensed: Proof of high school graduation (from a U.S. high school) through transcripts or GED (English version), physical exam, including Hepatitis B immunization series.