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Phlebotomy

PHLEBOTOMY (221-151-02)
Career Studies Certificate
1 Year (2 Full-Time Semesters)

The phlebotomy program is designed to prepare students to work as entry-level phlebotomists. Entry-level phlebotomists work in a variety of clinical settings. This is done with an emphasis on venipuncture and micro-collection techniques, infection control, safety, quality assurance, personal communication, management, and professionalism. Graduates are eligible to sit for the national examination to become certified as a Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Find out more about the ASCP at www.ascp.org. Job opportunities include employment in hospitals, medical clinics, commercial medical laboratories, public health clinics and other settings where blood is collected from patients.

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Tuition and Funding Options

Tuition rates for this program are approximately one-third the cost of attending a four-year college or university in Virginia. Compare savings now!

An estimated $15.2 million dollars in grants, loans, work-study and scholarships are awarded to Lord Fairfax Community College students each year. We are committed to using all available funds to help you gain access to a college education.  

Payment plans are offered to break down tuition payments.

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Course List

This is a general list of courses required for this program. For a complete list of courses and requirements view “Program Information”.

Course
Clinical Phlebotomy
Human Anatomy and Physiology for the Health Sciences
Medical Terminology I
Medical Terminology II
Phlebotomy

Admissions Requirements

Students must apply for admission to health professions programs (practical nursing, nursing, surgical technology, dental hygiene, medical laboratory technology, phlebotomy, emergency medical services, advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT) emergency medical technician – intermediate, paramedic and central services) in addition to applying for admission to the College. Admission requirements and application materials are available through the Health Professions Division. Specific requirements can be found within the catalog pages under the “Program Information” section.

Program Information

Academic Plan

Gainful Employment

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” The information provided here is the best available to us. We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

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