Earn your high school diploma and learn the skills you need to serve as a phlebotomist in a hospital, clinic, or doctor's office.
Phlebotomists are responsible for the collection of samples required for laboratory analysis, i.e. blood, stool, urine, etc. At the conclusion of your program, you will be prepared to complete the National Healthcareer Association’s Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam. Passing this exam is a requirement of this program.
In this program you will learn:
- The profession of phlebotomy to accurately perform the appropriate pre-analytical processes of laboratory testing
- HIPPA, infection control, and safety standards
- Soft skills (i.e., professional attitudes, conduct, and dress) that are necessary for obtaining and maintaining gainful employment in the healthcare community
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification
Program Cost and Admission Requirements:
This program is offered at no cost if you successfully complete and obtain the program requirements. You are eligible for this program if you are at least 22 years of age or older and have not yet earned your high school diploma, equivalency, or GED®. Individuals must NOT have any previous or pending disqualifying offenses.
ACT WorkKeys is a requirement of this program. The three WorkKeys assessments (Applied Math; Graphic Literacy; Workplace Documents) must have a minimum score of a 3 in math with an overall score of 13 is required.
The phlebotomy technologies program consists of 100 classroom hours, held at the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center and 100 externship-training hours held at assigned off-site medical facilities. Participants cannot pass this class without completing all 200 hours of the program with a minimum attendance of 90% and minimum of 73% GPA. (In some cases, that will require up to a three-week leave of absence from work in order to complete the externship requirement).
March 13, 2018
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.