Students will participate in lecture, lab, and a clinical setting in order to attain the knowledge and skills required to take the Phlebotomy Technician certification exam through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Students who successfully complete NA 120 and NA 123 are eligible to receive the Phlebotomy Technician Certificate of Completion, NU 071.
Topics in the lecture/lab portion of the program include venipuncture techniques, phlebotomy equipment, micropuncture techniques, infection control, and the labeling of blood specimens.
Students will begin by practicing their skills on artificial arms before advancing to the human arm. Students will demonstrate proficiency in all routine blood-drawing techniques, patient approach, patient identification, and professionalism.
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