NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate AN  

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Purpose: The career studies certificate in Phlebotomy is designed to prepare personnel who collect and process blood and other samples for medical laboratory analysis. Phlebotomists work in hospitals, medical clinics, commercial laboratories, and in other settings where blood is collected from patients. The curriculum includes learning experiences in both on-campus laboratories and affiliated clinical laboratories.

Admission Requirements: 1. Must be admitted to NVCC and have designated Annandale as home campus.

2. Must attend a Phlebotomy Information Session.

3. Must qualify for or have completed ENG 111.

Advanced Standing: Persons who have been certified by a national agency as a phlebotomist or who have documented extensive experience in phlebotomy may seek advanced standing for MDL 190 (Coordinated Practice in Phlebotomy).

One Semester

   ENG111College Composition I or
   SPD110 Intro. to Speech Communication3
   MDL190Coord. Practice-Phlebotomy4
   PSY100Prin. of Applied Psychology3

Total Credits/Semester13

Total credits for the Phlebotomy Career Studies Certificate = 13.

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