Phlebotomy and Medical Lab Assistant
 

How to get started?

Please check the HOC website on Friday, December 14, 2018 to see if this course will have a Second Chance Orientation or not. 

 

If this course does not have a Second Chance Orientation the orientation/testing information for our fall 2019 classes will be posted in February 2019.

 

Course Description:

Although duties differ accordingly to the work site, responsibilities typically include:  drawing blood from patients and donors; assembling equipment; labeling and storing blood samples.  Duties may also include patient samples, specimen processing, centrifuging samples, making blood smears, staining specimens, using various test kits, facilitating the collection and transportation of laboratory specimens, and patient data entry.  This program consists of 300 hours of classroom/lab instruction and 120 hours of internship where students gain on-the-job experience in a variety of work sites.  Work sites may include hospitals, blood banks, clinics, doctors’ offices and laboratories.  Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to take the National Certification exam.

 

Prerequisite:  

A passing score on the HOC Math/English Assessment test, a United States High School Diploma or equivalent, certification with the American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider, physical exam and immunizations. 

 

Registration Costs: 

$600.00

 

Additional Fees:  (Other prerequisite costs may vary)

Item

Approximate Cost

Due Date

Book #1

$164.00

First day of class

Book #2

$130.00

First day of class

National Certification test fee

$115.00

When requested

State Licensing fee

$100.00

When requested

American Data Bank immunization tracker, background check, and drug screen

$97.00

When requested

 

Schedule:

Start Date

End Date

Days of the week

Times

January 8, 2019

May 30, 2019

Tuesdays and Thursdays

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

 

Scrub Color:  Burgundy

burgundy

 

Instructors:

C. Curl

 

Refund policy for this class:

Refunds for this class are permitted only until the 2nd class meeting.  A $25.00 administrative processing fee will be charged for withdrawal/refund of this class.