Phlebotomy

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Date(s) - 09/06/2018
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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WVU Parkersburg

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Jackson County Center (Ripley, WV)
Days of the Week: Tuesday and Thursday
Dates: September 6, 2018 – January 29, 2019
Times: 6 to 9:30 pm

Cost: $2,000

The Phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team, whose main function is to obtain patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-collection. The field of Phlebotomy has significantly expanded in the past several years, and the role of this integral member of the healthcare team has recently come into much sharper focus.

This 133-hour program prepares professionals to sit for the National Phlebotomy exam. Students will learn how to collect blood specimens from clients for laboratory analysis. They will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, hands-on specimen practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. This course includes an outside clinical rotation.

Note: There is an outside clinical rotation for this program requiring scrub attire, immunizations, and background check. Additionally, this program will prepare students to sit for the National Phlebotomy exam.

Requirements:

Textbooks:“Phlebotomy Essentials 6th Edition” ISBN 978-1-4511-9452-4, “Phlebotomy Essentials-Student Workbook” ISBN 978-1-4511-9453-1, and “Phlebotomy Exam Review” ISBN 978-1-60831-120-0
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Current immunizations and flu shot – cost can range from $10 to $350
Criminal background check – cost can range from $5 to $25
Three pairs of Scrubs – cost can range from $15 to $50 each
Parking Permit – $25

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