This program is designed to train students in the collection and processing of blood specimens, skills known as Phlebotomy. Although the Phlebotomist does not actually perform any laboratory testing, Phlebotomists do work side-by-side with Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists in hospitals and other health care organizations.
The Phlebotomy Program is offered on an as-needed basis when the job market appears suitable.
Phlebotomy program requirements:
Other program requirements, such as uniforms, medical forms, and malpractice insurance will be required after acceptance into the program.
For more information, please call the School of Health Professions at (706) 272-2658.
Clinical facilities used by the program may require students to submit to background checks and drug screenings before they are allowed in the facility. Based on the information obtained, these facilities can refuse student access. Failure to be accepted into clinical facilities may jeopardize a student’s ability to complete the program.
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)