Lively’s Phlebotomy program prepares individuals for an entry-level employment opportunity in a variety of medical settings as a phlebotomist. Phlebotomists are employed in blood banks, hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities drawing blood from patients in preparation for medical testing. The program focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to gain employment as a Phlebotomy Technician in a healthcare facility.

The healthcare field is a growing industry, and being a part of that field includes caring for people and their health. Phlebotomy can also be the first step as a health care professional.

Program Overview

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Health Science career cluster.

Employment Opportunities

  • Phlebotomist
  • Healthcare support workers

Industry Certifications

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

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What You'll Learn

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare delivery system and health occupations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate and use interpersonal skills effectively.
  • Demonstrate legal and ethical responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and apply wellness and disease concepts.
  • Recognize and practice safety and security procedures.
  • Recognize and respond to emergency situations.
  • Recognize and practice infection control procedures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of information technology applications in healthcare.
  • Demonstrate employability skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of blood borne diseases, including HIV/AIDS.
  • Apply basic math and science skills.
  • Demonstrate accepted professional, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Discuss phlebotomy in relation to the health care setting.
  • Identify the anatomic structure and function of body systems in relation to services performed by phlebotomist.
  • Recognize and identify collection reagents supplies, equipment and interfering chemical substances.
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge necessary to perform phlebotomy.
  • Practice infection control following standard precautions.
  • Practice accepted procedures of transporting, accessioning and processing specimens.
  • Practice quality assurance and safety.

Program Requirements

Phlebotomy · H170302 · 165 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90 31-9099
B MEA0520 Phlebotomist 75 31-9097

Program Costs

$442.20 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.68 x 165 hours)
$121.95 Bookstore
$80.00 Registration Fee
$10.00 Facility Usage Fee
$50.00 Miscellaneous Fee
$30.00 Lab Fee
$30.00 Drug Screening
$10.00 Liability Insurance ($20.00 per semester)
Total Costs $774.15

Program Instructors

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Occupational Advisory Committee

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