Isothermal Community College

Continuing Education


This 225-hour course provides theory and clinical experiences needed for proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians.  Please see the Phlebotomy Pre-requisites listed below. CLASS DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Please call 828-395-1675 to confirm course dates.

*Financial aid opportunities are available for the Nurse Aide Level I courses for qualifying students

Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, 8:30 AM - 3 PM
October 9 - December 19
Rutherfordton Learning Center, Room 110, $180

Registration/Orientation (required):  Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 10 AM