Phlebotomy Program

Our 72-hour Phlebotomy course offers 32 classroom hours and/or online hours, comprised of theory and “hands-on” training, as well as 40 hours of clinical time. This course teaches all aspects of phlebotomy, with current coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills.  Students will begin practicing on training devices and progress to live skin. Techniques taught consist of capillary puncture, syringe, vacutainer, winged infusion sets and blood culture draws. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion after all course requirements are met.

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.

Instructor:  Carol Gaspard

Upcoming Dates:

Summer (2) 2021 – July 26, 2021 – August 19, 2021         

  • Mandatory Face2Face (Orientation) Monday, July 26, 5pm - 9pm     
  • Online (Lecture), July 26 - Aug. 13    
  • Face2Face (Lab), Aug. 16 - Aug. 19, Monday-Thursday, 8am - 5pm

Fall 2021 – September 13, 2021 – November 1, 2021

  • Monday Nights Only 5pm - 9pm
  • Clinicals (40 hours) - will be assigned once all assignments and hands-on requirements are complete.

 *No refunds are given once the class begins and hands-on dates are MANDATORY attendance

Fee: $500

The Lamar State College Orange Community and Workforce Education Department does not accept financial aid, federal student loans, or payment plans for the $500 tuition fee. Full payment is required prior to beginning the program and will not be refunded once the course has begun.

Other fees (approximate): $40 Background Check; $5 Student ID, and $40 scrubs 

(Do NOT purchase scrubs until the instructor gives you the correct information)

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  You will complete a “Student Check” and select “Lamar State College Orange Allied Health” when asked which school.

LSCO Student ID Badge Required –Students must wear an ID Badge at all times while at clinical sites.  Badges must be purchased on the 3rd Floor of the Ron Lewis Library in the Admissions Office prior to clinical assignment.

Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes to class

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

Phlebotomy 5th Edition Worktext and Procedures Manual

Authors:  Robin S Warekois and Richard Robinson

ISBN: 978-0-323-64266-8