Phlebotomy provides 40 hours of in-class lectures and hands-on student laboratory. Topics include universal precautions and safety, special collection procedures, handling and processing of specimens, anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology. Learn manual skills to perform venipuncture and skin puncture techniques along with didactic training to assure quality specimens. The course also encompasses 100 clinical hours at a local hospital. Clinical hours may encompass varied shifts. You must successfully complete Phlebotomy to qualify for the national certification exam. Hospitals require the following, which is not covered in the cost: scrubs, malpractice insurance, PA criminal background check, FBI background check, child abuse clearance, urine drug screen, CPR certification, Hepatitis B vaccinations, and health clearances.