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					                     Wayne County Community College District
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN
• College Certificate                                   College Certificate
                                                        Requirements
About the Program
The Phlebotomy Technician College Certificate          RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES
program introduces students to the chief
responsibility’s of the position to include drawing    SEMESTER 1 (FALL)
blood and conducting other specimen collections.       ALH 110 Medical Terminology                     3
The phlebotomist must recognize any conditions         PLB 100 Introduction to Phlebotomy              3
that might alter collections, correlate types of lab
                                                       SEMESTER TOTAL                                  6
tests to the written diagnosis, and communicate
with both the laboratory and the patients to
provide the best care possible. Graduates of           SEMESTER 2 (SPRING)
the phlebotomy program will be competent in            ALH 230 Medical Ethics                          3
multiple skills of specimen collection, have a         PLB 105 Introduction to Phlebotomy II
strong medical terminology background and                       Practicum                         3**
possess excellent interpersonal skills.                SEMESTER TOTAL                               6

Admission Requirements                                 SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)
Students are required to complete the following:       ALH 115 Medical Computer Systems        3
• Fulfill all WCCCD admissions requirements.           BIO 125 Biology for Non-Science Majors 4
• Declare intent to enter the Phlebotomy                – OR –
  program by completing an allied health               BIO 155 Introductory Biology            4
  program application and indicate intent              PLB 110 Pediatric Phlebotomy            3
  on the college application form.                     SEMESTER TOTAL                         10
• Fulfill course placement requirements based
  on the COMPASS test.
                                                       CERTIFICATE TOTAL CREDITS 22
                                                       Note: Certificate total hours may not include
• Must be 18 years of age and possess a high                 prerequisites.
  school diploma or GED (copy required).
                                                       **Prerequisite for course
Certificate Requirements
• Students must complete all course work with
  a grade of “C” or better to meet graduation
  requirements.




                                                                                                           District Office
                                                                                                           801 West Fort Street Detroit, MI 48226
                                                                                                           General Information Number:
                                                                                                           (313) 496-2600
                                                                                                           Career Program Hotline: 800-300-2118
                                                                                                           Information Website: www.wcccd.edu
                                                                                                           E-mail: info@wcccd.edu
                                                                                                           It is the policy of WCCCD that no person, on the basis of race,
                                                                                                           color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital
                                                                                                           status, disability, or political affiliation or belief, shall be
                                                                                                           discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied
                                                                                                           the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination
                                                                                                           in employment or in any program or activity for which it is
                                                                                                           responsible or for which it receives financial assistance from
                                                                                                           the U.S. Department of Education.
                                                                                                           This document is for informational use only and does not
                                                                                                           constitute a contract. WCCCD reserves the right to add or
                                                                                                           delete, without notice, any course offering or information
                                                                                                           contained in this document. 2/19/07

                                                                                                                                                                  P141-0910

				
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