From submitting your application to admission to registration, Northwood Tech is available to help guide you through the admissions process. To help you successfully complete this program, Northwood Tech has developed a set of program requirements and functional ability criteria. For students with a disability, reasonable accommodations are available to help you be successful in the program of your choice.
The first step to get admitted is to fill out a Northwood Tech application (no application fee required), and Northwood Tech will guide you from there. If you're not quite ready to become a student, visit a campus to get the full Northwood Tech experience. A campus tour will give you the opportunity to meet staff, instructors and students, tour the campus and get a real feel for the campus culture.
- Complete application/registration process and submit registration fee
- Have earned a high school diploma or GED certificate; current high school seniors must provide both a current high school transcript and a final transcript with confer date
- Review and sign the Background Check Disclosure
- Review and sign Functional Abilities Disclosure
Please refer to the 2022-23 Requirements & Application page for FY23 additional program information.
- Submit Background Check Fee
- Have acceptable results based on the Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check, National Criminal Background Check, Minnesota Caregiver Background Check (if applicable), and other states, if applicable
- Pass a physical exam, have current immunizations, and demonstrate negative status for Tuberculosis (Tb)
- Decision to not receive vaccinations may limit ability to obtain clinical placement based upon meeting site placement requirements
- Review and sign Health Sciences Confidentiality Statement
- Possess current certification of "CPR for Healthcare Providers" or equivalent
- Participate in a mandatory program orientation scheduled prior to start of classes
Phlebotomy Student Handbook Academic Year 2021-2022
- Health Sciences Policies
- HS-i Work-based Learning Terms
- HS-ii Code of Conduct
- HS-01 WITC Mission, Vision, Values & Tenets
- HS-02 Rules and Regulations-Student Signature
- HS-03 Safety Accountability Statement-Student Signature
- HS-04 Bloodborne Pathogen Risk Statement
- HS-05 CDC Guidelines and Links
- HS-06 Standard Precautions Chart
- HS-07 Exposure Control Procedures (Needle stick)
- HS-08 Performance-Based Instruction
- HS-09 Student Responsibilities
- HS-10 Responsibility of the Learner
- HS-11 Test-Taking
- HS-12 Studying Hints
- HS-13 Important Dispositions for Critical Thinkers
- HS-14 Good Thinking vs. Poor Thinking
- HS-15 Computer Information
- HS-16 Communication Guidelines
- HS-17 Confidentiality-HIPAA
- HS-18 Transfer Credit
- HS-19 Witnessing Legal Documents
- HS-20 Health Status
- HS-21 Health Form
- HS-22 CPR-Medic 1st Aid Requirements
- HS-23 Course Expectations for Assignments
- HS-24 Professional Expectations and Dress Code
- HS-25 Grading Policy
- HS-26 Improvement Plan
- HS-27 Academic Appeals Procedures
- HS-28 Automatic Program Dismissal
- HS-29 Complaints Concerning Health Sciences Programs
- Phlebotomy Program Policies
- PHLEB-01 2021-22 Catalog Page and Course Descriptions
- PHLEB-02 2021-22 Curriculum Checklist
- PHLEB-03 Program Goal, Purpose, and Outcomes
- PHLEB-04 Background Checks
- PHLEB-05 Absences
- PHLEB-06 Financial Reimbursement
- PHLEB-07 Late Assignments
- PHLEB-08 Cancellation of Class
- PHLEB-09 Course Failure-Repeat
- PHLEB-10 Withdrawal, Dismissal, and Reentry
- Phlebotomy Lab/Clinical Handbook
Phlebotomy Orientation - Spring 2022
- Curriculum Checklist
- Curriculum Checklists are to be used as a guide. Although your academic advisor can provide guidance, you are ultimately responsible for selecting courses that meet a program's graduation requirements. 2021-22 Phlebotomy Curriculum Checklist
- Background Checks
- The clinical agencies that host the Northwood Tech Phlebotomy students have significantly increased their demands for background check scrutiny over the past several years. Background checks will not be completed until 90 days prior to start of the of the program. If there are no clinical agencies that will accept the student based on the background check history, the student must be excused from the Phlebotomy program, regardless of the student's academic standing. This is explained in further detail in the Background Check Disclosure form listed above, under Admission Requirements.
- All Phlebotomy students are required to complete a Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check
- If you are required to have a National Criminal Background Check, Minnesota Caregiver Background Check or other states as applicable, your program instructor will advise you on the process.
- Health Form and Directions
- Health Form and Directions
1. Complete the Health Form and save it.
2. Follow instructions on the form for submission.
- Health Form and Directions
This link provides a list of websites and local uniform shops that sell uniforms.
Find the Health Sciences Professional Expectations and Dress Code in the Health Sciences Student Policies (HS-24).
- Complete and Give to your Instructor
- 2021-22 Phlebotomy Textlist
- 2021-22 Phlebotomy Program Cost Sheet
- Insurance Information
- Phlebotomy Program Technology Needs
- Student Biographical Change Request Please print and use this form if you change your name, address, or phone number(s). You should submit it to your local Student Services to be certain that the changes are entered in the main computer system.
If using Macintosh or Linux based computers, coursework must be submitted using your Office365 tools provided with your Northwood Tech email account. It is important to verify with your Program Faculty if non-Windows based computers are acceptable in the program.