Phlebotomist - Course Completion Certificate

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(one semester — 4 credit hours)

A phlebotomist is a Healthcare Professional that specializes in extracting blood for analysis from patients. Phlebotomists work hand in hand with other Laboratory clinicians in assisting physicians in the diagnosing of diseases and/or disorders. Students are required to complete 30 clinical hours and 50 successful venipunctures. Clinical hours are scheduled individually and separately from class time at laboratory sites. Upon successfully completing the course, the student is eligible to take the NHA national exam to become certified as a phlebotomy technician. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIOL 1130G Introductory Anatomy & Physiology (non-majors)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.

Prefix Title Credits
NA 109Phlebotomist Basic4
Total Credits4

(one semester — 4 credit hours)

A Suggested Plan of Study

A phlebotomist is a Healthcare Professional that specializes in extracting blood for analysis from patients. Phlebotomists work hand in hand with other Laboratory clinicians in assisting physicians in the diagnosing of diseases and/or disorders. Students are required to complete 30 clinical hours and 50 successful venipunctures. Clinical hours are scheduled individually and separately from class time at laboratory sites. Upon successfully completing the course, the student is eligible to take the NHA national exam to become certified as a phlebotomy technician. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIOL 1130G Introductory Anatomy & Physiology (non-majors)

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. 

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements to total at least 4 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
NA 109 Phlebotomist Basic 4
 Credits4
 Total Credits4