NVCC 2002-2003 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 at the Annandale 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 196 (On-Site Training).

One SemesterCredits

   ENG 111 College Composition I or
    SPD 110 Intro. to Speech Communication 3
   HLT 141 Intro. to Medical Terminology 2
   MDL 105 Phlebotomy 3
   MDL 196 On-Site Training in Phlebotomy 4

Total Credits/Semester12

Total credits for the Phlebotomy Career Studies Certificate = 12.

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