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2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

Phlebotomy Courses

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The impact that the laboratory has on a patient’s episode of care begins with the process of obtaining specimens for diagnostic testing. It is the intent of these courses to provide the approved collection and specimen handling practices compliant with all governing agency policies and regulations. Adhering to the training from these courses, as well as institutional specific policies and guidelines, will render viable specimens that produce accurate laboratory results.

Students will participate as both patient and phlebotomist during the two phlebotomy courses offered at FVCC: AHMA 220  - Phlebotomy and AHMA 221  - Phlebotomy Clinical Training. Admission into AHMA 220 requires department consent. Visit https://www.fvcc.edu/programs/health-care/phlebotomy/ and complete the “Interested” form section to be added to the course waitlist.  Prerequisites for AHMA 221 are successful completion of AHMA 220 with a “C” or better within the past three semesters, application process, and department consent. Application process includes background check and immunization verification.

Upon successful completion of both courses students establish eligibility to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) national certifying exams.

Phlebotomy Course

These courses are offered in the fall and spring semesters.

For more information:

Contact Sam Kujala at skujala@fvcc.edu or at (406) 756-4364.

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