Teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills associated with the practice of venipuncture, capillary puncture, and special collection procedures. Students will have hands on experience with blood specimen collection and processing, as well as a thorough knowledge of quality control, infection control and safety procedures. This program includes a lecture/lab combination that teaches theory and direct application of theoretic content, as well as clinical opportunities for students to master learned skills. Upon successful completion, students may qualify to sit for a national certification exam through ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists).
Students will be required to complete and pass a criminal background check, drug screen and provide proof of immunizations prior to starting internships/clinical experiences. Students unable to complete these requirements will not be able to begin the program.
Please Note: This Program is Not Eligible for Financial Aid.