Century College

Phlebotomy Technician Course (in session)
#: 1HCT-0295   ID:    Section: 1  
Description:
The Phlebotomy Technician program provides students the training necessary for employment and advancement in the healthcare field. Learn to perform routine phlebotomy procedures (venipuncture; blood-drawing or finger sticks) using several different methods. Proper collection, processing and transporting techniques will be presented, along with information for interaction with other healthcare providers and with your patients. Other topics that will be discussed in class include the circulatory system, other body systems, blood components and their functions.
Note: You will practice blood-drawing on each other.

This course will cover:
  • Phlebotomy practice and health care settings, 
  • Circulatory system, 
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of organ systems,
  • Blood collection equipment, 
  • Order of draw of tubes, 
  • Venipuncture procedures,
  • Vacutainer, 
  • Butterfly needle and syringe, 
  • Skin puncture procedures, 
  • Infection control, 
  • Specimen documentation and transportation, 
  • Complications in blood collections, 
  • Safety and first aid, 
  • Pediatric procedures, 
  • Arterial, intravenous and special collection procedures, 
  • Forensic toxicology, 
  • Quality control, 
  • Legal and regulatory issues, and 
  • Record-keeping, QA, and regulatory agencies.

Upon successful completion, graduates should be prepared to sit for the National Center for Competency Testing Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. There is a separate fee, approximately $100, which will be payable at the time of exam.  See the instructor for more details.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: 
The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy, 5th edition.  Approximate cost $136.  Online book code 1HCT 0295. Textbooks are available at the Century College Bookstore located on the West Campus, 651.779.3281 or online at www.centurycollegebookstore.com

(If you plan to purchase this text from another source, please call our registration desk 651.779.3341 first to make certain you will obtain the correct edition.)

In addition, the exam and study packet, approximately $186, will be ordered during the first class meeting.  You will need a valid credit card to order your materials.
Bring to Class:
SCHEDULE CHANGE (Eff 5.23.22): June 20 session will move to online coursework from classroom meeting.

LOCATION: Century College, East Campus, Room 3511& 3531 (5/23-8/1) & 1733 (8/11)*
Note that you can work the online hours at anytime; disregard timeframe noted in schedule.

PREREQUISITE:
You MUST be a minimum of 18 years of age to register for this course.  
THIS IS A HANDS-ON CLASS.  YOU MUST PARTICIPATE IN ALL ACTIVITIES.

You must provide proof showing immunizations are up to date for: Rubella, Mumps, DT or DtaP, TB screening and the Hepatitis B series.  Your documentation or this completed immunization form should be brought to the first class session.


You will need closed-toe shoes for this class.  

You will need a valid credit card to order your exam and study packet during the first class meeting; cost is approximately $186.

SPECIAL NOTICE: You will need Internet connection and an email address.  Approximately one day prior to the start of class, you will receive a user name, password, and login instructions via email to access the D2L Brightspace for CECT system for coursework and chats.
Age Req:
You must be at least 18 years old to enroll in this class.
Day(s):
Varied Schedule
Time:
3:00 PM
Sessions:
11
Contact Hours:
68
Cost:
$1,150.00
Instructor:
Registration Cutoff Date:
5/22/2022
Dates & Times:
5/23/2022   12:00AM - 4:30AM Online
5/23/2022   1:00PM - 8:00PM Century East Campus - 3511 - MEDA Lab ( See Map )
Century East Campus - 3531 - MEDA Classroom ( See Map )
6/6/2022   1:00PM - 8:00PM Century East Campus - 3511 - MEDA Lab ( See Map )
Century East Campus - 3531 - MEDA Classroom ( See Map )
6/13/2022   1:00PM - 8:00PM Century East Campus - 3511 - MEDA Lab ( See Map )
Century East Campus - 3531 - MEDA Classroom ( See Map )
6/20/2022   1:00PM - 8:00PM Online
6/27/2022   1:00PM - 8:00PM Century East Campus - 3511 - MEDA Lab ( See Map )
Century East Campus - 3531 - MEDA Classroom ( See Map )
7/11/2022   1:00PM - 8:00PM Century East Campus - 3511 - MEDA Lab ( See Map )
Century East Campus - 3531 - MEDA Classroom ( See Map )
7/25/2022   1:00PM - 8:00PM Century East Campus - 3511 - MEDA Lab ( See Map )
Century East Campus - 3531 - MEDA Classroom ( See Map )
8/1/2022   12:00AM - 4:30AM Online
8/1/2022   1:00PM - 8:00PM Century East Campus - 3511 - MEDA Lab ( See Map )
Century East Campus - 3531 - MEDA Classroom ( See Map )
8/11/2022   3:00PM - 6:00PM Century East Campus - 1733 - Computer Classroom ( See Map )
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