With Labouré’s certificate in phlebotomy, students earn nine college credits in less than six months, and are prepared for a needed career in the healthcare industry. The program includes 21 weeks of training that is mostly online, but also has some in-person lab work as well as a final clinical practicum in a healthcare facility.
During the program, you'll be introduced to the clinical laboratory and phlebotomy, and how these areas contribute to the health care system as a whole.
As a phlebotomy student in the certificate program, you:
- Learn about the history of phlebotomy, hospital organization, legal and ethical concerns in healthcare
- Learn about the phlebotomy basics, including safety, infection control, and more
- Can finish the program in 6 months, earning 9 college credits
- Become eligible to take the American Society of Clinical Pathology Phlebotomy Technician Certification Examination