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.

PHLEBOTOMY PROGRAM SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:

Classroom Instruction June 3- June 21, 2024:
Three weeks, M-F, 9:00 AM to 4:00PM, on site at Stony Brook University,
Health Sciences Center, School of Health Professions, Level 2
AM Session Lecture/Presentations, PM Session Blood drawing skills practice
 
Clinical Instruction: June 24 – July 12, 2024:
Each student will be assigned three weeks of full-time phlebotomy practice. Hours to be determined by the clinical site.
 
Mandatory Meeting: On campus July 15, 2024
 

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 3 - JUNE 21, 2024) Lectures consist of basic anatomy and physiology, medical terms and abbreviations, a comprehensive background in theory and principles of blood collection. PM Session include laboratory practice for blood collection procedures.

Unit 2 (JUNE 24 - JULY 12, 2023) involves placement in a clinical setting for 100 hours of phlebotomy practice for those students who successfully completed Units 1.

The Phlebotomy Program consists of 45 hours Phlebotomy Lecture, 45 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 1-2 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:   MARCH 1, 2024 (application must be complete)

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. 

$1,800 Phlebotomy Program Fee for non-Stony Brook students

$1,500 Phlebotomy Program Fee for current Stony Brook Students (Seats are limited for SBU students).

PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 6, 2024 OR YOUR SEAT WILL BE FORFEITED.

No financial aid is available for this program 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 Professions. A health form will be provided to accepted students. All students are required to participate in the CastleBranch health tracker for a fee of $45.00.

COMPLETED physical examination must be on record before the start of class. Health form due APRIL 26, 2024

References:

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

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