Phlebotomy Certificate - Southwestern Illinois College

Course Sequence

Phlebotomy Certificate (021B) Course Sequence

This is a four-credit-hour certificate.

The phlebotomy curriculum includes basic phlebotomy procedures, at the college settings, followed by 120 hours of supervised clinical experience at a hospital.

Course Information

Phlebotomy Courses

During the first eight weeks of fall or spring semester, MLT 100: Introduction to Phlebotomy Procedures can be taken at the Belleville or East St. Louis campus.

Clinical Education Experiences

The MLT 242 clinic class is offered at area hospitals and clinical facilities. Students must complete 80 clinical hours during a period of 2 weeks. Students may be required to travel outside the college district and must have background checks and drug testing prior to starting clinical experience. Specific clinical placement cannot be guaranteed.

After successfully completing MLT 100 with a “C” or better, the program coordinator will give permission for the student to register for MLT 242, the clinical course.


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