Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program
Nancy Jalowski, MA Ed, MT (ASCP) PBTcm
170 hours designed to qualify the student for eligibility to take the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Phlebotomy Board Certification exam.
As a phlebotomist, you will be skilled in various techniques of performing and obtaining blood sample procedures and specimen collection. Gain thorough knowledge of specimen collection, all aspects of phlebotomy equipment, laboratory safety, brief overview of anatomy and physiology, legal responsibilities, special procedures, knowledge of healthcare delivery system, familiarity with clinical laboratory services, and pre-analytical considerations for laboratory testing.
Course includes lecture, student laboratory practices, and clinical experience to develop the appropriate competencies, professionalism, and proper communication and public relations skills.
Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisites forms will be emailed to you upon registration):
- English Language proficiency
- Copy of high school diploma or GED
- Physical exam, documentation of immunizations and 2-step PPD, hepatitis B-series, and flu vaccine
- Clear criminal background check and drug screening
- Copy of malpractice insurance face sheet
Note: If English is not your best language, oral and written English test may be required, call 732-224-2158 for details.
Note: Textbooks required. 100% attendance required.
Class and Lab: Mon & Fri, Sep 11-Oct 13, 9 am-4 pm • Brookdale at Hazlet
Clinical: Mon-Fri, Oct 16-Nov 17, 8 am-noon (various sites at Hackensack Meridian)
Exam prep: Oct 26, 9 am-3 pm (JSUMC)
Fee and Code: $1945, XMEDG 024