The Phlebotomy Technician Certificate of Proficiency is designed to prepare students to do entry-level skills in a laboratory setting, and perform venipunctures and dermal punctures and to introduce the student to basic laboratory techniques. This program could provide excellent preparation for other Allied Health programs and be beneficial to individuals currently employed in the Allied Health profession or currently enrolled in another Allied Health program. Upon completion of the required courses, the student will be eligible to take the Phlebotomy Certificate Examination offered by the American Society of Clinical Pathology, PBT (ASCP). Students must be 18 years or older in order to enroll in the Phlebotomy Practicum as well as to be certified as a phlebotomy technician.
In order to complete the admission process, prospective students must provide the Northark Admissions Office with the following information:
- An official application for admission.
- ACT or COMPASS test scores. (COMPASS Test is given at Northark, for information contact the Admissions Office)
- Immunization records for measles and rubella; if born 1/1/1957 or after.
- An official copy of transfer transcript if credit is to be awarded from other institutions. First-time entering student must submit high school transcript.