The FSCJ Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to train individuals interested in the latest information, procedures, skills, standards, and equipment for safe, effective blood collection.
Our program includes both theory and hands-on instruction. You will learn medical concepts of Phlebotomy including Infection Control, Legal Issues in Healthcare, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Phlebotomy Equipment & Supplies, Phlebotomy Procedures, and Phlebotomy Fundamental Essentials.
Our Phlebotomist program is broken up into two individual component courses. Students must complete the Basic Healthcare Worker and Phlebotomist courses in order to receive an FSCJ Continuing Workforce Education (CWE) Certificate of completion and be eligible to sit for the National Healthcare Association (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.
CCE 0796 - Basic Healthcare Worker (Price: $429):
Basic Healthcare Worker must be successfully completed before enrolling in the Phlebotomist course. To view the upcoming scheduled dates for this class, please review the Healthcare Foundations page here.
This course is an introduction to the healthcare environment, students training will focus on the healthcare team and delivery systems. You will learn and discuss topics including legal responsibilities, ethical issues, safety and security, information technology applications in healthcare, emergencies, infection control, communication, interpersonal behaviors, employability skills, blood-borne diseases, wellness, disease, and basic math and science. Please note that this course is also referred to as Healthcare Foundations.
HED 0110 – Phlebotomist (Price: $1029)
This course focuses on the essential and critical elements of Phlebotomy. Core areas of focus include Introduction and Safety in Phlebotomy along with Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System. The course also dives into handling and maintaining Phlebotomy Equipment and supplies, reviewing Phlebotomy Procedures and techniques, and different challenges of Phlebotomy.
Finally, you will also review Sample Considerations, Special Procedures, Sample Preparation and Handling, Caring for the Pediatric Patient, and Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare.
The course includes in-person labs 3 days a week at three different FSCJ locations, with an online lecture taking place once a week.
Online Course Materials (eBook & Course Software): Students are required to purchase a Cengage Unlimited subscription for this course. This subscription will grant students access to MindTap, as well as Cengage's online library of eTextbooks. Students are not required to purchase a physical textbook unless desired. You can purchase the Cengage Unlimited subscription through Cengage here. (Recommend 4 Month Subscription Package)
DHO Health Science (Updated), 8th Ed. (Basic Healthcare Worker)
Hoeltke's The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy, 5th Ed. (Phlebotomist)
One pair of scrubs Navy Blue scrubs.
Financial Assistance Programs:
Goodwill A-Step Program: https://www.goodwilljax.org/education/a-step.aspx
**Helps identify financial aid resources and may provide partial funding for eligible candidates.
Lutheran Services (International Students/Refugees Only): (904) 730-8263
FSCJ Payment Plans:
FSCJ Tuition Installment Plans (TIPS) - https://www.fscj.edu/student-financial-services/tips
FSCJ Installment Payments (Student Account): Upon registration for the program students are allowed to submit installment payments of any amount up to 48 hours before the start of the class (NOTE: Total course must be paid 48 hours before the start of class)
Please Note: This class may be canceled if the minimum enrollment number is unmet.
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