The Phlebotomy program requires application submission for program admission.
Here is the Spring 2022 Application. This application is due to Vicki Bond by November 12, 2021. Electronic submissions only.
If you have any questions, please contact the program coordinator Vicki Bond at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-502-3324.
Program revisions and updates are effective Summer 2020. Please review documents under FAQ & Resources page.
Why Choose Phlebotomy at PPCC?
Choosing to study phlebotomy at PPCC can lead to a successful career in the rapidly-growing healthcare industry. You can expect to learn how to perform blood draws, urinalysis, and point-of-care testing for conditions such as diabetes, influenza, and strep. You will experience hands-on learning as well as classroom instruction, all based at the Centennial Campus. In addition to blood drawing, classes also include anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and healthcare customer service. With a high job placement and expected continued growth, you can expect a career as a phlebotomist in a private lab, hospital, or other healthcare facility.
What will I study?
The phlebotomy program courses (HPR 112 & HPR 113 & HPR 101) are based at the Centennial Campus on South Academy only.
At PPCC, phlebotomy students will learn to acquire specimens for laboratory analysis. This may include blood draws, urinalysis, point of care testing, such as blood sugar, urine pregnancy, rapid beta strep and influenza testing.
In addition to specimen collection, phlebotomists also decide which tests can be done locally or must be transported to a laboratory for analysis.
Certificate program classes include: anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, customer service in healthcare, and law & ethics in healthcare. Beginning and advanced techniques for blood drawing are completed in two separate classes.
Example Classes I Might Take
Career OptionsGetting a Certification in Phlebotomy allows you to perform job duties in laboratory settings. Job title includes:
- Laboratory assistant
- Clinical laboratory phlebotomist
Program Learning outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient in the completion of this program. PLO's link with course learning outcomes and competencies.
Phlebotomy Certification Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs):
Students will be able to:
- Illustrate body system structures.
- Apply medical terminology in appropriate situations.
- Discuss legal and ethical issues as applicable to health professions.
- Apply effective interpersonal skills for diverse patient and medical professionals.
- Obtain blood and other body specimens for laboratory analysis.
- Perform point of care testing.