The Phlebotomy (PLAB) program prepares Allied Health professionals to perform a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions. The course covers vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood cultures, and specimen collection on adults, children and infants. An emphasis is placed on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling, processing and accessioning, Additional topics include professionalism, ethics and medical terminology.
For further information on the Phlebotomy program, please select a topic of interest from the list below.
Professional Organizations & Sites of Interest
The Phlebotomy program maintains close ties with professional organizations representing the clinical laboratory science field.
Additional career and related information for Phlebotomy careers may be obtained at the following sites:
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Faculty & Staff
The Phlebotomy (PLAB) program faculty are dedicated credentialed professionals with several years of clinical experience.
Each faculty member has received a national certification from a recognized credentialing agency (American Society for Clinical Pathology, National Crediting Agency, American Medical Technology Association). Also, each faculty member has worked as a phlebotomist in hospital and/or outpatient laboratories.
Additional information can be obtained for each faculty member listed below:
- Dr. Jerri Reynolds, MT (ASCP), Program Director
- Ms. Terri Murphy-Sanchez, MT (ASCP), Faculty Member
- Mr. Richard LaBoone, MT (ASCP), Faculty Member