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Phlebotomy

The Cabrillo College Phlebotomy Program is accredited by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to train students to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT1).

What is needed to become
California State certified phlebotomist

Students who wish to become California State certified phlebotomists must complete MA130A, MA130B, MA130AL, and a 120-hour externship. Students must also pass a national phlebotomy certification examination to become certified. Upon completion of the above, and approval by CDPH, a CPT1 is authorized to do skin puncture and venipuncture blood collection in outpatient and inpatient settings.

Program Requirements

Students are required to take and pass with a “C” or above Medical Terminology Course (MA70) at Cabrillo College or a 3-unit medical terminology course from another community college or university prior to being eligible to take the phlebotomy series MA130A, MA130B, and MA130AL.

Registered students and students on the waitlist for the phlebotomy courses must drop off verification of Hepatitis B vaccinations 1 and 2 AND WebAdvisor verification of completion of MA 70 (or transcripts from another college/university) to the Allied Health Office, Room HW2135 by the deadline date listed on WebAdvisor and in the Schedule of Classes (approximately 2 weeks prior to the classes start date).

Please note that the required documentation (verification of MA 70 course and immunization records) will not be accepted from the registered and wait listed students after the deadline.

There will be absolutely no acceptance of the above mentioned required documentation on the 1st day of classes.

 

Your TO DO List:

Before registering for the classes:

  • Take MA 70 course
  • Make sure you have the required Hep B series of shots (Hep B 1 and 2)

While registering for the classes:

  • Make sure to check the deadline for submitting the required documentataion (verification of MA 70 course and immunization records)
  • Submit the above mentioned documentation by the stated dealine to the Allied Health Office, Room HW2135

Waitlisted Students

All waitlisted students must submit verification of Hepatitis B vaccinations 1 and 2 AND WebAdvisor verification of completion of MA 70 (or transcripts from another college/university) to the Allied Health Office, Room HW2135 by the deadline date listed on WebAdvisor and in the Schedule of Classes (approximately 2 weeks prior to the classes start date). Please note that the required documentation (verification of MA 70 course and immunization records) will not be accepted after the deadline.

There will be absolutely no acceptance of the above mentioned required documentation on the 1st day of classes.

 

Have Questions?

Please contact Natalya Miller for any Phebotomy questions at 831-479-6303

 

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