Phlebotomy Techniques

Phlebotomy Techniques

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This course is a non-Nursing course aimed at the technical skills and knowledge required for blood collection. Students will develop skill in performing phlebotomy procedures in various health care settings. Topics include: proper use of equipment, current safety standards, medical and legal policies and regulations, interpersonal skills, and correct transport and specimen preparation for laboratory testing.

Main Duties of a Phlebotomist

  • Collecting blood in hospitals
  • Traveling on blood drives in order to collect blood
  • Performing Venipuncture
  • Using finger stick to collect small quantities of blood
  • Testing blood for iron levels
  • Using a heel stick to butterfly needle to collect blood from infants
  • Collecting blood from arteries near the wrist (specialized phlebotomists)

Online registration/payment is available for this course at:

To pay with Cash or Check, please call (217) 443-8777 to learn how to Pay on-campus via the Cashier Office and Register via the Corporate and Community Education Office located in the Bremer Conference Center.