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Phlebotomy Technician

The Phlebotomy course prepares the student in the various blood collection methods, using proper techniques and universal precautions.  Recommended by NCCLS, students will be trained on vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture blood-culture and specimen collection.  Students will learn medical terminology, related anatomy, physiology and utilization of laboratory equipment High emphasis is placed on professionalism, ethics, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens, quality specimen handling and processing.  Successful completion of the course will prepare students to challenge the ASCP National Registry Exam. 

Employment of phlebotomist is projected to grow 25 percent by 2026, much faster than the average for all occupation.  Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomist to perform blood work. 


  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Blood donor centers
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Public health agencies
  • Nursing homes
  • Research institutions


Total Hours: 245 Hrs.

Tuition: $1,200


Janie Barron


Texas State Technical College 3801 Campus Drive Waco, Texas 76705 254-799-3611
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