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Jean D. Brown
Director

Phlebotomy (Continuing Education)

Short Term

Through coursework and clinical experiences, students learn how to collect blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection.

Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for venipuncture and specimen collections and are eligible to sit for the National Healthcare Association certification exam for phlebotomy.

Required daytime clinical. Certain findings on the criminal background check may prohibit students from attending clinicals. Textbook and study guide required.


Prerequisites and Requirements

(These items are not covered in the course fee)

  • Proof of High School Diploma or high school equivalency
  • Proof of the following immunizations are due at the time of registration: (two doses or positive titer MMR, Varicella; T/dap; Hep B series; Influenza/Flu (exempt for summer term only); and TB (annual TB test).
  • Grey/Pewter scrubs (tops and bottoms) and puncture resistant, closed toe shoes or sneaker (all white or all black)
  • Criminal background check and drug screening which will be administered by Castle Branch. Do not do this on your own. Information will be provided at orientation once a student registers for a class.
  • CPR certification - only the American Heart Association Basic Life Support is accepted. 
  • Proof of medical health insurance 

Registration: View the Allied Health Checklist and attend an information session to learn how to submit prerequisites and how to register.

This course qualifies for financial assistance

Courses starting on July 1 or later will be open for registration on July 1. Students planning to register for courses with prerequisites should contact the program director to learn how to submit them ahead of time.

PBT-3022A Phlebotomy Experience

This course prepares students to become a phlebotomist. Students who successfully complete classroom requirements will receive (daytime only) clinical. Through coursework and clinical experiences, students learn how to collect blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for venipuncture and specimen collections and are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association certification exam for phlebotomy, at their own expense. Prerequisites: 1) High School Diploma or Equivalent, AND 2) Proof of the following immunizations are due at the time of registration: two doses or positive titer MMR, Varicella, T/dap, Hep B series, Influenza/Flu (exempt for summer only), and TB (annual TB test). Students must submit proof of prerequisites prior to registration. Please email cealliedhealth@durhamtech.edu for questions regarding the program or registration process.
Section
Number
Dates Location Building Room Time Format
93727
8/22 - 11/21
8/23 - 11/20
11/4 - 11/8
Main Campus
227
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TH 9:00:00 AM - 4:00:00 PM
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M,T,W,TH,F 8:00:00 AM - 4:30:00 PM
Hybrid

PBT-3022B Phlebotomy Tech (spanish)

This course prepares students to become a phlebotomist. It will be taught in both English and Spanish. Students who successfully complete classroom requirements will receive (daytime only) clinical. Through coursework and clinical experiences, students learn how to collect blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for venipuncture and specimen collections and are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association certification exam for phlebotomy (English only), at their own expense. Prerequisites: 1) High School Diploma or Equivalent, AND 2) Proof of the following immunizations are due at the time of registration: two doses or positive titer MMR, Varicella, T/dap, Hep B series, Influenza/Flu (exempt for summer only), and TB (annual TB test). Students must submit proof of prerequisites prior to registration. Please email cealliedhealth@durhamtech.edu for questions regarding the program or registration process.
Section
Number
Dates Location Building Room Time Format
93725
9/11 - 12/18
9/12 - 12/10
12/9 - 12/13
Main Campus
221
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W 9:00:00 AM - 4:00:00 PM
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M,T,W,TH,F 8:00:00 AM - 4:30:00 PM
Hybrid

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