Asnuntuck Community College Phlebotomist/EKG Technician Program

Learning Experience Reviewed 2014 

  • Phlebotomist/EKG Technician Program

Credit Recommendation

  • Phlebotomy/EKG Training: 5 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates

October 2009 through October 2019

Source of Records

Registrar's Office; Asnuntuck Community College; 170 Elm Street; Enfield, CT 06082

About the Training Sponsor

The Asnuntuck Community College Department of Workforce Development & Continuing Education staff is dedicated to providing relevant programs and services to the general public, business and industry, nonprofit organizations, professional associations, and others, and to promoting the College as a focus of lifelong learning. The Department of Workforce Development and Continuing Education at Asnuntuck Community College was established to provide opportunities for lifelong learning for residents of the College's service area.

How to Apply for the Credit


Phlebotomy/EKG Training: 5 credits, lower division level
This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge to function as a phlebotomist. Topics include: the role of the phlebotomist and other allied health professionals; legal issues including confidentiality; interpersonal skills among health care providers; anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system. Blood collection techniques will include venipuncture by vacutainer system, syringe, and winged-infusion methods as well as capillary puncture procedures, special collections and complication. Other topics include: the clinical laboratory department and tests performed within the various departments; specimen collection, handling and transportation procedures as well as quality assurance and infection control and safety procedures. Students will also learn the theory and skills of performing an EKG.

About the Review

This review was funded by the Connecticut Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative (HL-SCI), a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor. HL-SCI is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.