Health Sciences Institute at Renaissance

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program


The Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program at HSIR is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as a phlebotomist by develop the working knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to perform basic collection, transport, and processing of blood specimens for analysis in a medical laboratory. Students will learn to select the appropriate equipment and technique based on a thorough understanding of the needs of the patient, as well as the psycho-social factors that may impact specimen collection, and perform venipunctures and capillary (dermal) punctures adhering to all standards governing patient and employee safety. Phlebotomy Technicians can find work in various health care facilities, ranging from hospitals, blood banks, nursing homes, and private practices.


Upon completion of the program the student will be eligible to sit for the American Medical Technologists (AMT) Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) certification examination.”



Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program


Semester I (16 weeks)
Course Number Course Name Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Contact Hours Semester Credit Hours
HSIR 1301* Student Success for Health Professions 48 0 48 3
ANAT 1401* Anatomy & Physiology I 48 64 112 5
PHL 1102 Introduction to Laboratory Methods 16 64 80 3
PHL 1101 Venipuncture I: Practice and Skills 16 32 48 3
PHL 1301 Venipuncture II: Clinical 36 92 128 5
Semester Total: 164 284 448 19
Program Total: 164 284 448 19
* indicates course may be offered in a DE format.
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