Continuing Education

Phlebotomy

Well-trained, professional, and proficient Phlebotomists are desperately needed in hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices. The Phlebotomy Program offered by Luzerne County Community College consists of theoretical and clinical application presented in a 140 hour format, which includes 100 of classroom instruction and 40 hours of internship at a local hospital or clinic. The internship must be completed within one year of the start date of the program. The goal of this program is to focus on the techniques, procedures, and issues pertaining to the proper collection of blood specimens for routine clinical laboratory testing. Coursework for the program includes the following topics:

  • Historical Perspectives
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Phlebotomy Functions
  • Medical Terminology
  • Clinical Lab Techniques
  • Phlebotomy Techniques
  • Human Relations
  • HIPAA
  • Internship

After completing the coursework, students will receive a Certificate of Achievement. Students will also be encouraged to take the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam. Career opportunities for students successfully completing the program include employment in hospitals, clinics, and doctors' offices.


Entrance Requirements:
This program is open to anyone 18 years of age or older. Students should have a high school diploma or GED. Because this is a comprehensive training program, no previous training is required.

*Note: Due to clinical regulations clinical hours are typically scheduled during first shift hours (7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.).

These programs are designed to allow you to enter the job market with a minimum amount of training time.

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Assistant to VP Workforce & Community Dev

Upcoming Phlebotomy Technician Training Courses

Well-trained, professional, and proficient Phlebotomists are desperately needed in hospitals, clinics, and doctor?s offices. The Phlebotomy Program offered by Luzerne County Community College consists of theoretical and clinical application presented in a 140 hour format, which includes 100 of classroom instruction and 40 hours of internship at a local hospital or clinic. The goal of this program is to focus on the techniques, procedures, and issues pertaining to the proper collection of blood specimens for routine clinical laboratory testing. Coursework for the program includes the following topics: Historical Perspectives, Anatomy and Physiology, Phlebotomy Functions, Medical Terminology, Clinical Lab Techniques, Phlebotomy Techniques, Human Relations, HIPAA, and Internship. After completing the coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement. You will also be encouraged to take the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam. Career opportunities for those successfully completing the program include employment in hospitals, clinics, and doctors? offices. Please call the Continuing Education Office at 1 (800) 377-5222 ext. 7495 to request the required forms for this program. Book is available at LCCC Bookstore for an additional fee. YOU ARE NOT GUARANTEED A SPOT IN THE COURSE UNTIL ALL OF THE REQUIRED FORMS ARE COMPLETED.

LocationStart DateEnd DateDays/TimesSessionsTuitionHours
LCCC Center, Pittston09/17/201812/17/2018Mondays and Thursdays
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
25$1195140Registration Packet
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