Contra Costa Medical Career College Online continuing education courses for healtcare professionals

Our online Phlebotomy continuing education program is fully approved and accredited by the California Department of Public Health-Laboratory Field Services.

Phlebotomy Technician

Blood Components

Cost of course : $29.99

CEUs earned upon successful completion : 2


This course will thoroughly review the basic composition of blood including red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and their function, lymph, granulocytes, A-granulocytes, and the difference between whole blood, serum. 

Upon successful completion of this course you will earn 2 continuing education units. You will be able to print your certificate immediately upon completion.

The cost of this CDPH-LFS accredited course is $29.99.



  • Identify and describe the cellular and non-cellular components of blood.
  • List the 5 types of white blood cells reported on a WBC differential.
  • List the tests / parameters which are reported on a Complete Blood Count.
  • List the major components of blood and describe the function of the three cells in blood.
  • Differentiate between serum and plasma.

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