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Dates:August 14 - October 16, 2017
Meets:6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Skip 9/4, 18 sessions Mon, Wed , Session Calendar
Hours:54.00
CEUs:5.40
Location:APSU, Sundquist Sci Complex, A207
Instructor:JoAnne Peebles
Fee: $3,375.00
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Course Fee (Basic)Course Fee$3,375.00

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This program prepares students to be professional phlebotomy technicians dedicated to safely collecting venous and dermal blood specimens for laboratory testing. The program prepares competent entry-level phlebotomy technicians in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. Graduates are equipped to prepare the patient, perform venipuncture and dermal blood collection, maintain the quality of the specimen and assist with collection of other non-blood specimens in a variety of settings. These settings include physician offices, hospitals, blood centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and outpatient laboratories. At the completion of this program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the ASCP- BOC national certification exam. Requirements/Recommendations It is recommended that students are familiar and able to use a computer, have a high school diploma or GED, and are 18 years old or older or turn 18 during the duration of the program. The course fee includes everything you need for the course: Textbook, supplies, background check, drug screening, CPR for Healthcare Providers, one set of scrubs, labcoat, certification exam, externship placement and any immunizations you do not have. This course does not qualify for federal financial aid.