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Medical Assistant Phlebotomy Certificate of Proficiency


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8 Credits

This certificate meets the training requirements to apply for the Washington State Department of Health Medical Assistant Phlebotomy certificate. This certificate provides basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, ethical, legal and regulatory issues, safety measures, infection control, special collections, how to avoid errors to becoming successful in collection and transfer of blood specimens in our current industry. Skills and techniques acquired in this certificate are veni and capillary blood collections, EKG and vital signs. BLS and HIV/AIDS certificates are acquired. A minimum grade of 2.5 or higher is required in each course.

Students will be eligible to take the national board exam upon satisfactory completion of the program.

Admission Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate
  • Must be eligible for ENGL& 101 - English Composition I  
  • Health insurance, both injury and sickness is required for participation in the program

Contact: Health Occupations-Advising Center, ext. 2641

Program Website:

Medical Assistant Phlebotomy | https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/phlebotomy/

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