Phlebotomy Certification

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(252 Hours)

Students will be trained to perform a variety of blood collection methods on adults using proper techniques and precautions including:  vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, and butterfly needles on adults.  Both classroom instruction and clinical experience during a 100-hour externship at a healthcare facility will provide an opportunity for the student to gain the skill and knowledge necessary to take the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam through the National Healthcareer Association (exam fee included). Note: Externship hours will be scheduled during the day, and students will be placed in clinical assignments as space is available. Students will be required to purchase their own uniforms and prior to the externship have a criminal background check.  Note: Healthcare providers and labs require immunizations and may require blood titres (at the student’s expense. Students will be required to complete the three-part Hepatitis B vaccination series (at the student’s expense) prior to starting their externship.  Students must have the first of three Hepatitis B vaccinations prior to the first day of class. Drug testing and a flu shot may be required (at student’s expense).

Prerequisite: Medical Terminology course or concurrent enrollment in a Medical Terminology course. Proof of registration or successful course completion (transcript or certificate of completion) is required.


Fall 2014
Monday – Wednesday
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
September 15, 2014 – January 28, 2015 (approximate ending date)

Spring 2015
Monday – Wednesday
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
February 17, 2015 – June 30, 2015 (approximate ending date)

Tuition Fee: $2,995 (includes non-refundable materials fee of $500)
Tuition includes textbooks and certification examination fee.
Students can expect the following additional costs: immunizations and/or Titres, drug screening, uniform and flu shot.

Registration begins at the Information Night on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

Call Elaine Byrd at (440) 891-7697 or Mary Koeka at (440) 891-7653 for more information.

Medical Terminology/Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology(48 hrs.)

Your success in the healthcare field requires a working knowledge of the language and medical terminology.  Basic information about the structures and functions of each body system is presented to aid in mastering the meaning and spelling of thousands of medical terms and abbreviations.

T     6:00 PM – 9:00 PM     May 13, 2014 – August 26, 2014
Class fee $445   Materials fee $100   Total $545

*Payment plan available

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