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Phlebotomy Program

Thank you for your interest in our Phlebotomy program at LSCO!   

This 72-hour Phlebotomy course offers 32 classroom hours comprised of theory and hands-on training, as well as 40 hours of clinical time. Topics include, but are not limited to, equipment, technique, safety, and infection control are covered in the required book. Practice begins on training devices and graduates to live skin. You will learn capillary puncture, syringe, vacutainer, winged infusion set, and blood culture draw techniques. Students earn a Certificate of Completion for successful completion of the course.

Note: This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives.

To register for this course, complete the Registration Form and return it to the Community and Workforce Education department.

Instructor:  Carol Gaspard

Upcoming Dates: 

September 9 – October 28, 2019 (Monday Only) – Clinical Dates TBA - Class Times:  5 pm – 9 pm

October 30 – November 25, 2019 (Monday & Wednesday Evenings) – Clinical Dates TBA – Class Times:  5 pm – 9 pm

February 3 – March 30, 2020 (Monday Only) – Clinical Dates TBA - Class Times:  5 pm – 9 pm

Fee:  $500

Other fees (approximate): $40 Background Check; $5 Student ID, and $40 scrubs (to be worn at clinicals only)

Course Requirements:  Copy of immunization record, TB test and the Hepatitis B vaccine series required prior to being assigned to clinicals.

Course Instructions:

The course will be held in the Academic Center – Room 220

Background Check – Prior to the first day of class, you will need to complete your background check at www.precheck.com.  You will complete a “Student Check” and select “Lamar State College Orange Allied Health” when asked which school.

Student ID – You will need to purchase a student ID from LSCO prior to beginning clinicals as this will be used as your ID Badge. Purchase IDs on the 3rd Floor of the Ron Lewis Library in the Admissions Office after paying for the course.

Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes to class

Book information: *You will need the book on the first day of class

Phlebotomy 4th Edition Worktext and Procedures Manual

Authors:  Robin S Warekois and Richard Robinson

ISBN: 978-0-323-27940-6