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Phlebotomy Curriculum

16 semester hours required

Course #

Course Name

HPRS 1206 Essentials of Medical Terminology 2
HPRS 2321 Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals 3
PLAB 1491 Special Topics in Phlebotomy 4
PLAB 1323 Phlebotomy 3
PLAB 1460 Clinical Phlebotomy 4


Program Notes

  • Phlebotomy Classes are held three times annually: Summer, Fall, and Spring for a 16-week term.
  • Classes meet three days per week from 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m. Additional clinical assignments will be announced to satisfy course requirements.
  • After 8 weeks, students are assigned to off-campus clinical in contracted hospitals, clinics, or laboratory collection centers for the remaining 8 weeks. Every attempt will be made to assign students to clinical sites of their choice from available sites, but this cannot be guaranteed.
  • In the event a clinical site is not available for a student, due to unforeseen events, a grade of "Incomplete" will be given and the student may finish clinical the following semester.
  • All students who pass the course work in the Phlebotomy Curriculum earn a lifetime Phlebotomy Certificate. Students who obtain the ASCP or other national registry will be eligible for increased pay and prestige, and employment opportunities. Additional licensure is recommended, though not required.

Clinical Affiliates

Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth, Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Faith Community Hospital, Family Clinic/Bridgeport, Glen Rose Medical Center, Graham Medical Associates, Graham Regional Medical Center, HCA Medical Plaza, THR Huguley Memorial Medical Center, JPS Health Network, Laboratory Corporation of America, Lake Granbury Medical Center, Palo Pinto General Hospital, Texas Health Resources, Weatherford OB/GYN, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Wise Medical and Surgical Clinic, Wise Regional Health Systems.

Outcomes for NAACLS Program

  • Graduation Rate for 2016 was 99%.
  • ASCP Certification: 2016 National Mean Score was 533; WC Phlebotomy was 564. The 2016 pass rate was 100%.
  • Graduate placement rates for the academic year 2015-16 was 92%.

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

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