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Phlebotomists collect human blood samples for the purpose of medical laboratory testing.

Developed in cooperation with Sacred Heart Medical Center and Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, Community Colleges of Spokane's phlebotomy technician program is offered twice a year. This intensive 10-week program provides students with the fundamental skills for entry-level work in the phlebotomy profession. Expert classroom instruction combined with clinical internships prepare students to:
  • Select and prepare skin puncture sites
  • Use a variety of blood drawing techniques
  • Prepare and maintain laborary supplies and equipment
  • Provide professional, safe, quality patient care.
Students who successfully complete this program will be prepared to sit for the ASCP Board of Registry Phlebotomy exam.

All applicants must call (509) 533-8057 to be placed on an interest list.

Course cost
The phlebotomist's unique role 
Employment opportunities
Special accommodations
January 5 - March 19, 2015

Mandatory orientation *
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
2917 W. Fort George Wright Dr.

* Attendance does not guarantee placement in the program. Students are selected through a screening process that includes orientation, written application and questionnaire and selected interviews.

Class schedule:
Week 1-4:
3-6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Week 5-10: 3-6:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, plus clinical site work (varying day shifts)