Phlebotomists enjoy rewarding careers as vital members of the healthcare team―trained to draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations or research. They also label, sort and record blood specimens; prepare blood smears; and provide comfort to patients during blood draws.
Once You Complete the Program
Phlebotomists are usually employed at a hospital, clinic, laboratory or healthcare facility. Many are able to set their own schedule.
Selection for the Phlebotomy program is on a first-come, first-served basis. This is based on submission of the requirements outlined in the Phlebotomy Application Book.
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Phlebotomy Program Information Sessions
Students interested in the Phlebotomy program must attend a Phlebotomy Information Session at the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce. Upcoming sessions:
- 09/19/2019 - Phlebotomy Information Session
- 10/17/2019 - Phlebotomy Information Session
- 11/21/2019 - Phlebotomy Information Session
Applying to the Phlebotomy Program
The fall 2019 program is full. The application for the fall 2020 program will be available after January 3, 2020.
New students must first complete the online Application for Admission.
New and returning students must also follow these directions to complete and submit the Phlebotomy Application prior to the application deadline.
- Sign into MyIRSC, and enter your Student ID and PIN number.
- Go to Registration (blue menu bar), and select Phlebotomy Application.
- Place a check mark in the I Agree Statement.
- In the Health Science Program box, select Phlebotomy. Application Deadline: this automatically fills in the program deadline date.
- Select Submit. Select OK.
- Select Pay Fee Now and then Pay Now.
- Select Process For Payment.
- Select $30 application fee.
- Enter credit card details.
- Submit payment.
Additional Program Information
This is a national organization which supplements and complements the health occupations education curriculum. HOSA provides students in secondary, postsecondary and collegiate programs with opportunities to develop personal, leadership and career skills needed by healthcare providers. HOSA helps develop the total person, not just job-specific skills. The rapidly changing healthcare system needs workers who are technically skilled, people-oriented and capable of accepting leadership positions as a member of a team. Join now.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for PhlebotomyTo view and print an Academic Plan/Guided Pathway, double-click on the program title.
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
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