Phlebotomy/EKG Technician

Program Hours: 150
Assigned Course Preparation Course 37
Academic Credits: 7

Program Description

This program places emphasis on the safe practice of collecting adequate and correct blood specimens by capillary or venipuncture on adults and children. The program also includes the correct and accurate methods for obtaining EKG tracings and cardiac monitoring. The program consists of classroom and simulated laboratory settings. Students must demonstrate successful specimen collection with venipuncture, skin punctures, and EKG tracings. Successful students may become certified by a national exam.

Learning Objectives

  • Students prepare to work as entry-level Phlebotomists and/or EKG Technicians performing duties in a hospital, medical office, clinic, or private laboratory.
  • Students perform duties that may include venipuncture (using various methods), capillary blood collection, electrocardiography with basic interpretation, and infection control.

Methods of Instruction

Students learn from computer-based content with instructor consultation. The clinical portion of the program consists of lecture and hands-on training.


Refer to the Student Catalog and Handbook for the full list of policies.


Course sequence is subject to change based on instructor discretion.

Course Name/SyllabusNumberProgram HoursPreparation Hours
Introduction to Allied HealthSAH-0015012
Phlebotomy SkillsSAH-0138020
EKG SkillsSAH-014205