The Phlebotomy certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level work in various healthcare settings. Students are required to have access to computer, internet, and browser. Medical Assistant - Phlebotomists are credentialed under RCW 18.360 and are defined as “a person…who performs capillary, venous, and arterial invasive procedures for blood withdrawal and other functions…under the supervision of a health care practitioner.” MA – P credential holders may also perform CLIA-waived tests, moderate and high complexity tests with training, and electrocardiograms.

Short-Term Proficiency Certificates

  • Phlebotomy Certificate

Student Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to: 

  • Function professionally in a legal and ethical manner as a Medical Assistant - Phlebotomist 
  • Use medical terminology correctly 
  • Effectively communicate with other healthcare team members, patients, and physicians 
  • Demonstrate proficiency with basic medical testing procedures 
  • Perform electrocardiograms accurately 
  • Follow laws and regulations regarding patient privacy and confidentiality 
  • Successfully perform capillary, venous, and arterial invasive procedures per protocols