About our Phlebotomy program

This program is set up to meet the State of Washington Department of Health Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Certification requirements. It also meets the needs for student to take the National Healthcare Association national certification exam.

  • The course includes HIV/AIDS training, Basic Anatomy and Physiology, medical terminology, how to avoid pre-analytical errors, and how to be successful in collecting blood samples.
  • You will learn how to collect blood samples using all of the tools currently being used in the laboratory industry. Students will collect blood samples from fellow students to help everyone in class to meet the objectives of the class. Students will learn how to process samples to get them ready for analysis.
  • You will learn how to deal with age specific needs of patients, customer service, special collections, and non-blood samples.
  • Students must have access to a computer to complete assignments on Canvas.
  • The textbook is approximately $135.

Phlebotomy PNURS 292 is the prerequisite course to the Advanced Phlebotomy PNURS 293.

More Information:

  • Enrollment is limited to 24 participants
  • Phlebotomy course format: Course lab and lectures will be held     on-site. All assignments and quizzes are on Canvas, JB Learning and Phlebotomy workbook.
  • Tuition cost of approximately $566.24, plus a $50 registration to include costs for parking.
  • Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials with enhanced Access and Workbook 7th ed. COST: $135
  • Per state application, students must be able to read/write in English.
  • Students must have email.
  • Students also need computer access to engage in Canvas assignments.

Phlebotomy PNURS 292

Please note:

  • Enrollment is limited to one choice only, either the Monday and Wednesday class OR the Tuesday and Thursday class.
  • Please do not enroll for both class options.

Winter quarter

  • M/W – Jan 2 – March 13 (Classes will start on Tuesday due to Jan 2 holiday)
  • T/Th – Jan 2-March 7
  • Advance class – Jan 4 – March 7

Spring Quarter 2024

  • M/W – March 25 – June 3
  • T/TH – March 26 – June 4
  • Advance classes – March 28 – June 4

How to Register

  1. Activate your ctcLink account if you haven’t done so already. Select “Activate My Account”and enter the required fields. If you’ve already activated your account, login and navigate to your Student Homepage.
  2. Follow the instructions on How to Register for Classes. Select Term -> Acad Career: Undergraduate -> Subject: Phlebotomy-PNURS -> Search. Select the 001-LECsection for Monday, Wednesday or the 002-LEC section for Tuesday, Thursday. The lab portion of the program will automatically be included.
  3. Pay your tuition. From the Student Homepageclick the Financial Account Tile -> Payments -> Make a Payment.
  4. Follow instructions on how to login to Canvas.

Advanced Phlebotomy PNURS 293

PNURS292 is the prerequisite for this class.

Students cannot register online. You must have permission from the instructor to be accepted into the class.

  • There is a packet that must be submitted to the instructor. Contact instructor for a packet and the exact due dates at Please send completed packet by email to
  • Class is every Thursday at 5 p.m.
  • The clinical experiences are Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.*
  • 120 hours must be completed in the clinical setting.
  • A personal computer is required for this class.
  • Clinical externship will vary on placement availability.




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