Phlebotomy Student Handbook

The policies in this handbook apply to you as a student in the Phlebotomy Program at the Community College of Philadelphia and at any clinical site that you attend as part of the program. Read this manual carefully now and as needed during your enrollment in the Phlebotomy Program. It is imperative that you are aware of ALL policies, are familiar with them, and adhere to them.

DISCLAIMER: The Program policies are subject to change at the discretion of the Program Director and faculty. Should changes be required, they will not be made capriciously, but for valid and necessary reasons.

Table of Contents 


  • Phlebotomy Certificate Program description
  • Phlebotomy Program Mission Statement 
  • Accreditation
  • Goals of the Phlebotomy Program
  • Program Standards
  • Essential Requirements for the Phlebotomy Program
  • Acceptable Phlebotomy Proficiencies


  • Student Learning Outcomes 
  • Professional Standards 
  • Moral & Ethical Conduct 
  • Professional Conduct 
  • E-mail Etiquette 
  • Social Networking 
  • Electronic Devices  
  • Phlebotomy Program Entry Requirements
  • Schedule
  • Disciplinary Action
  • Reconsideration 


  • Grading 
  • Course component breakdown
  • Letter grades
  • Inclement Weather 
  • Policy on Student Service Work 
  • Withdrawal Policy 
  • Advising 
  • Alcohol and Drug Use 
  • Dismissal from the Program 
  • Readmission Policy 
  • Student Records 
  • Program’s closure policy 

MLT/Phlebotomy Student Uniform Policy 

MLT Student Lab Safety Plan 

  • Malpractice/Liability Insurance 
  • Medical Insurance 
  • Community College of Philadelphia Infectious Agent and Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Policy Injuries/Exposure to Infectious Agents 

MLT Faculty/Resources and Support Services 

Clinical Education 

  • Clinical Affiliation Agreements
  • Phlebotomy Clinical Sites 
  • Tips for a Successful Clinical Rotation 
  • ASCP BOC Certification 
  • Eligibility Routes for Phlebotomy Technician, PBT(ASCP) 


  • Appendix A.: Allied Health Department 
  • Clinical Code of Conduct Report Form 
  • Appendix B. Community College of Philadelphia MLT and Phlebotomy Programs
  • Pregnancy Release Form and Documentation of Pregnancy 
  • Appendix C. MEMORANDUM: Making a Complaint Student Complaint Form 
  • Appendix D. Infectious Agent and Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Policy 
  • Appendix E. Clinical Site Information Form
  • Appendix E: Grading Policy and Evaluation forms
  • Phlebotomy Program Student Evaluation 
  • CCP Phlebotomy Program Student’S Attendance Record 
  • CCP Phlebotomy Program MLT102 Venupanture Sheet 
  • Attachment F. ASCP Exam Content guide