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Phlebotomy FAQ's

What is a phlebotomist?
Phlebotomists take blood, collect specimens, and perform medical laboratory testing using specialized equipment to study samples collected. Phlebotomists work primarily in hospitals, labs, and medical facilities

How long is the phlebotomy course?
Our course at LCSC is approximately 3 months and includes hands on training and clinical hours.

Are there are pre-requisites for the phlebotomy course?

Students who enroll in this course must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent and have the ability to pass a background check.

How do I get the CPR certification that is required for this course?
Heartsaver CPR is required for students and a class is provided at no additional charge. Upon completion of your registration, you will be contacted by our office with the date of your CPR class and additional course requirements.

Where is the course held and how often will my class meet?
Our phlebotomy course is held on the LCSC campus. Currently, our phlebotomy course includes live classes twice a week in the evenings.

What exams does a phlebotomist need to take?

Students are not required to take any exams through this program, however, students do have the opportunity to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Phlebotomy Technician exam after completing our course.

How much does this course cost?

Students planning to enroll in the course will need to pay the registration fee as well as the additional fees associated with this course. Additional fees include but are not limited to background check, scrubs/lab coat, immunizations, textbooks, and other course supplies.

How do I register for a phlebotomy course?
Once fall registration opens students, can register online, call Workforce Training at 208-792-2388 or stop by our office and register in person.