Phlebotomy Basic Certificate (PHB.BASIC)

Specific Admission Requirements

  1. To be eligible for PHB 102, PHB 101 must be completed with a grade of “C” or better while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  2. Students accepted for PHB 101 and PHB 102 must:
    1. All students must be certified in CPR for Health Care Providers and hold a current card throughout the entire program.
    2. Submit a completed health-physical form PROVIDED by South Suburban College that documents immunity for mumps, measles, varicella, diphtheria, tetanus, tuberculosis and hepatitis B (waiver.)
    3. Show proof of health insurance coverage.
  3. Due to the nature of the clinical rotations, most assignments are for the daytime shifts. Clinical rotation assignments are at the discretion of the program coordinator.
  4. Students are responsible for transportation to and from the clinical affiliate.
  5. A photocopy of the student’s current health care insurance must be submitted to each respective program coordinator in order to participate at any clinical education site. Failure to maintain comprehensive health care insurance will result in the student being immediately withdrawn from the clinical site and thereby receiving a failing grade in the clinical education class. Furthermore, the student will be financially responsible to pay all medical bills and co-payments as a result of injuries or health issues that arise from participation of clinical education programs.

South Suburban College Phlebotomy Program policy and procedures are covered in the Phlebotomy (PHB) Student Guide. Copies of the PHB Student Guide are accessible for all SSC students and Faculty in the office of Health Professions in room 4457.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Prerequisites Credits
BIO 115 Human Body Structure 4
HIT 102 Fundamentals of Medical Terminology 1
Hold a Current CPR Card throughout the entire program
Cluster 1 Credits
PHB 101 Phlebotomy/Health 4
HLT 105 Professionalism in Health Care 3
Cluster 2 Credits
PHB 102 Phlebotomy Internship 2
Minimum for Certificate: 14

For questions regarding the Phlebotomy Program, please call Dr. Adrienne Reaves, Program Coordinator,  at (708) 596-2000 ext. 5734, Room 4469-P, Main Campus.

To make an appointment concerning Allied Health Careers, please contact the Counseling Department at (708) 210-5724.