FSCC Phlebotomy Course

The Fort Scott Community College phlebotomy course provides students with the necessary knowledge and clinical skills to become a laboratory phlebotomist. Coursework includes the role of the phlebotomist, basic anatomy & physiology, safety and infection control principles, techniques for blood draws, and technical complications that can occur. Special emphasis is also placed on understanding life-span differences and legal principles that can effect the actions of a phlebotomist.


The phlebotomy course includes lectures, laboratory work, and clinical experiences in local healthcare agencies. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam for phlebotomy. Students have the option to take the course only or pursue a certificate.  


For program details, please view the Course Catalog


Enrollment requirements

Prerequisites include having an adequate knowledge of reading, writing, and verbal communication skills in the English language. Student must also have earned a high school diploma or GED. Clinical requires a negative TB skin test or chest x-ray. During flu season, students may be required to be vaccinated.

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