Upcoming Phlebotomy Technician Training Courses
Well-trained, professional, and proficient Phlebotomists are desperately needed in hospitals, clinics, and doctor?s offices. The Phlebotomy Program offered by Luzerne County Community College consists of theoretical and clinical application presented in a 140 hour format, which includes 100 of classroom instruction and 40 hours of internship at a local hospital or clinic. The goal of this program is to focus on the techniques, procedures, and issues pertaining to the proper collection of blood specimens for routine clinical laboratory testing. Coursework for the program includes the following topics: Historical Perspectives, Anatomy and Physiology, Phlebotomy Functions, Medical Terminology, Clinical Lab Techniques, Phlebotomy Techniques, Human Relations, HIPAA, and Internship. After completing the coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement. You will also be encouraged to take the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam. Career opportunities for those successfully completing the program include employment in hospitals, clinics, and doctors? offices. Please call the Continuing Education Office at 1 (800) 377-5222 ext. 7495 to request the required forms for this program. Book is available at LCCC Bookstore for an additional fee. YOU ARE NOT GUARANTEED A SPOT IN THE COURSE UNTIL ALL OF THE REQUIRED FORMS ARE COMPLETED.