South Suburban College
South Suburban College

Phlebotomy Courses

Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.

Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.


PHB 101 - Phlebotomy/Health (4, 5)

Prerequisite: BIO 115 or 185; and MDR 102, (Special permit to register is required)

Topics include the role of the phlebotomist, review of medical terminology, infectious control and safety in the workplace, venipuncture collection equipment and supplies, skin puncture collection procedures, specimen handling, basic laboratory tests, quality assurance, communication skills and professionalism.  Fee.

PHB 102 - Phlebotomy Internship (2, 8)

Prerequisite: PHB 101 (Special permit to register is required)

Course consists of 120 clinical hours of supervised phlebotomy practice at a local healthcare facility. The internship rotation is scheduled on an individual basis by the Program Coordinator. The completion of the internship hours often continues into the next semester.  Fee.

For more information, please contact the Kinasha Brown, Program Coordinator or call 708-596-2000 ext. 2421.

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