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Phlebotomy Technician - Web Supplemented

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The ISU phlebotomy program prepares you to take a national certification exam upon course completion.  Topics range from blood draws and laboratory procedures to employability skills and safety. Student must be 18 years or over to take this course.

Sixty hours of this 160 – hour course are completed online with user-friendly videos, assignments, handouts and quizzes.  Students will meet twice per week for the skills portion of the course, followed by 40 hours of clinical experience, and blood draws with a clinical agency. Clinical hours are likely to be out of normal course hours due to agency operating hours, but a clinical schedule will be provided in advance. Total clinical hours are dependent on students completing at least 100 blood draws. In alignment with state requirements, students are required to attend 100% of the course to complete the program successfully. 

Additional costs: Textbook, uniform, immunizations and BLS provider CPR certification course (register at, some clinical sites may require a drug screen.

Additional Requirements: Health Insurance: In accordance with the affiliation agreement between ISU and clinical agencies, all students are required to have health insurance before entering the clinical setting. BACKGROUND CHECK (included in course fee): As a requirement for this course, all students will complete a background check. Failed background checks will prevent participation in this course. For more information, please see the handout linked from this page.

Students must be 18 years of age to attend the class.  

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