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Phlebotomy Technician (PHL) is a one-semester (three course) certificate program. Courses cover venipuncture, capillary puncture, quality control, infection control, safety procedures, and laboratory computer systems. You will participate in laboratory and clinical experiences to perfect blood drawing skills and prepare you for the workforce as a qualified phlebotomist. When you successfully complete this program, you are eligible to sit for the National Phlebotomy Registry Exam.
The PHL program has a selective admissions process. The program application and requirements are available in the Health & Public Safety office or at Pueblo Community College PHL May 1 to July 15 for Fall Semester start and November 1 to January 5 for Spring Semester start. All Health & Public Safety programs have essential functions to help you be successful in the program and career.
Note: You must undergo a background check and drug screen before we can officially admit you to the program. A felony, loss of license, administrative disciplinary proceeding for negligence, malpractice, recklessness, or willful or intentional misconduct may prohibit entrance into the program and/or eligibility to sit for licensure exams.
Phlebotomy Technician work in doctor’s offices, hospital and outpatient labs.