GCRCs Phlebotomy 101 Training

Phlebotomy 101 is a two-day introductory classroom and clinical hands-on training that teaches the techniques of venipuncture. The course is offered to research coordinators monthly and is led by GCRC nurses. The course is only offered to Emory, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), and the University of Georgia (UGA) faculty and staff. Please note: the course is open to research professionals that serve the adult population only. We do not accept pediatric research professionals.

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Registration Instructions

The cost for the training course is $628.00 paid with a valid department speedtype or via check if from one of our affiliates (Georgia Tech, University of Georgia or Morehouse School of Medicine). Please read the below instructions to better understand the requirements and to determine if you are eligible for our training program. Additionally, please complete the steps below in order to register for the course. You will be dropped from the course if your application is incomplete.

Register in ELMS (Emory Learning Management System) by visiting: 

Search learning code: 312233 or Phlebotomy 101 

Class time: 8:00 A.M.– 4:30 P.M. (2 days)

Initial Steps (Emory University Employee’s Only)

  1. Must be credentialed with Emory Healthcare prior to enrolling in the Phlebotomy course. The first step to begin the credentialing process is to complete the Virtual Credentialing Course for Clinical Research Staff:
  2. Please work with Zee Abdulkadir ( to complete your EHC Credentialing. She is your contact for all EHC credentialing related questions.

Additional Steps (All Learners)

  1. Must be an employee with one of our partnering institutions (Emory Healthcare, Emory University, Georgia Tech, University of Georgia or Morehouse School of Medicine). If you do not meet this requirement, we unfortunately are not offering the course to you at this time.
  2. Register for the course through ELMS (If you are outside of Emory, please e-mail the GCRC,, so an account can be created for you). When registering, please search for learning code 312233 or Phlebotomy 101.
  3. Complete the HLC training module.
  4. Complete the GCRC Phlebotomy 101 Registration Form and upload all required documents at time of submission.

Required documents at the time of submission include: CPR certification, recommendation letter from MD sponsor, updated resume, HLC Venipuncture Reminders certificate, and Emory Healthcare credentialing approval letter.

*Note: You can obtain your CPR certificate from AHA Community Trainer, Derek Johnston. Visit his contact information and class schedule at If you have completed CPR from the Office for Clinical Research (OCR) for Emory Healthcare credentialing, we will accept their e-card.