Fletcher phlebotomy students

Phlebotomy

Welcome

Phlebotomy is the drawing and collecting of blood samples for testing in hospitals, medical facilities, or clinical laboratories. The Phlebotomy program at Fletcher provides instruction on venipuncture (drawing of blood from veins), basic anatomy, physiology, and infection control. Students participate in clinical activities in a hospital under the direct supervision of an instructor and preceptor.

Program Overview

The Phlebotomy program is one semester long and is offered in each fall and spring semester. The application process is open year-round, however, acceptance letters are only sent out in July (for fall) and December (for spring) and expire 1 year from the date of application.  Students who do not get into the semester of their choice will be placed on a waiting list until their application expires. Phlebotomy classes and clinical meet in person Monday through Friday with the exception of the Medical Terminology class which is offered online only.

Admissions

Seating is limited based on available clinical space. Acceptance to Fletcher Technical Community College does not guarantee acceptance into the Phlebotomy program.

Note: In addition to meeting the requirements found in the Phlebotomy student handbook, students must meet the following minimum score requirements:

  • ACT: English – 16 & Math – 15
  • Accuplacer Classic: Writing – 77 & Elementary Algebra – 46
  • Accuplacer Next Gen- Writing 225 & Math QRAS – 242

OR

Test scores can be combined with official transcript(s) to meet required eligibility.

Must be eligible for Engl 1000 and Math 1104 or higher.

Current Program Outcomes

 

Graduation Year Graduation Rate (of students entering the 2nd half of the Phlebotomy program) Attrition Rate (in 2nd half of the Phlebotomy program) Graduate NHA Rate Graduation Placement Rate (includes employment in the field or continuation of education)
2019 73% 20% 100% 100%
2020 52% 48% 88% 100%
2021 95% 5% 100% 100%

Accreditation

The Phlebotomy Program achieved Approval Status in the Fall 2005 with the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, phone (773) 714-8880, fax (773) 714-8886, website: www.naacls.org.

 

 

Salary & Career Outlook 

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CONTACT

Leah Gautreaux
MLT Instructor
MLT & Phlebotomy Program Director

985-448-7918

Schriever Campus


Roye Matherne

(985) 448-5944

Schriever Campus