Phlebotomy Training Program

The Phlebotomy Training Program provides students with a working knowledge of blood collection procedures, techniques, specimen requirements, and equipment. This course includes a three week clinical rotation in a hospital setting.

This program accreditation is through The American Society for Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT). Students are eligible to take the national certification examination for phlebotomy.

THE 2021 APPLICATION IS CLOSED
 
2021 PHLEBOTOMY PROGRAM SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:
 
Virtual Classroom Instruction:
June 7 - June 25, 2021, M-F, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
via online Zoom Meetings
 
Fact to Face Phlebotomy Practice:
June 28 - July 2, 2021, M-F, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
On site at Stony Brook University, Health Sciences Center, Level 2
 
Clinical Instruction:
Each student will be assigned three weeks of full time phlebotomy practice in July.
Hours to be determined by the clinical site.

Accreditation:

American Society for Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT)

Program Prerequisites:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Eighteen years of age
  • Minimum GPA of 80 on a scale of 100 or 2.5 on a scale of 4.0

Program Outline:

Goal:  To provide students with a working knowledge of blood collection procedures,
techniques, equipment, specimen requirements and point of care testing. The course includes a three week clinical rotation for the practice of phlebotomy.

Unit 1 (June 7—June 25) Virtual lectures consist of basic anatomy and physiology, medical terms and abbreviations, a comprehensive background in theory and principles of blood collection to be delivered virtual.

Unit 2 (June 28—July 2, 2021) Face to face laboratory practice for blood collection procedures held on campus.

Unit 3 (July) involves placement in a clinical setting for 100 hours of phlebotomy practice for those students who successfully completed Units 1 and 2.
The Phlebotomy Program consists of 45 hours Phlebotomy Lecture, 15 hours Laboratory Practice, and 100 hours of Clinical Rotation. 

Books, lab coats, and malpractice insurance are purchased by the student at an additional cost.  Please Note:  An official High School transcript will be necessary for the ASCP licensing exam.

Following the successful completion of Units 1-3 students will be eligible to take a national certification examination for phlebotomy (ASCP).  Cost of the exam is additional. Certificate of Completion is not contingent on passing the exam.

Application Deadline:   April 23, 2021 

Your application will not be considered complete until we have the following:

  • Completed application
  • Proof of High School Graduation (copy of diploma or unofficial copy of a college transcript)
  • 3 completed reference forms (link to download the reference form is below)

Program Fees:

$50 non-refundable application processing fee. 

Click here to pay the application fee and receive a link to the program application

$1,500 Phlebotomy Program Fee for non-Stony Brook students

$1,000 Phlebotomy Program Fee for current Stony Brook Students (Seats are limited for SBU students).

PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY May 21, 2021 OR YOUR SEAT WILL BE FORFEITED.

Refund policy available upon request - Financial aid is unavailable through the University

Malpractice Fee:

In addition, students completing the clinical portion of phlebotomy will be expected to pay a nominal fee for their malpractice insurance.  

Physical Examination:

All students are required to have an updated physical examination that complies with the standards set forth by the School of Health Technology & Management. A health form will be provided to accepted students. 

COMPLETED physical examination must be on record before the start of class. Health form due May 21, 2021

References:

Applicants are responsible for sending the reference report form to their three references.

For more information contact Cathy catherine.gropper@stonybrook.edu