Phlebotomy

Degree Type: Certificate

Phlebotomists are health care professionals skilled in the procurement of blood and in facilitating the specimen collection process.

Fast-track into the frontlines of a career in healthcare with Southern University at Shreveport’s Phlebotomy Technician Program. You’ll explore methods and practices for collecting specimens and principles of lab testing. Students will be prepared to collect and transport blood for testing, transfusions, and research. The one-semester certificate prepares students to enter the workforce, or stack into health science fields like nursing or medical laboratory technology. Upon successful completion of the coursework, Southern University at Shreveport will grant a certificate in phlebotomy education. The student is then eligible to sit for the National Phlebotomy Registry

 

  Fall or Spring Semester

ALLH

210S

Medical Terminology

3

MLTC

105S

Introduction to Clinical Lab Science

1

PHLE

101S

Introduction to Phlebotomy

3

 PHLE

210S

Clinical Phlebotomy Practicum

9

 

 

 

16

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:                                                                                  16

Please see your advisor or University Catalog for more information.

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