Phlebotomy technician program offered

Phlebotomy technician program offered

Posted: Wednesday, February 2, 2011 8:01 pm

The University of Tennessee at Martin and Dyersburg State Community College are offering the Phlebotomy Technician Program course from 6-9:30 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 22-May 2. Class will not meet on March 7, 8 and 10. The registration fee is $1,599 including textbooks.

This 90-hour program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis.  Students 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, specimen hands-on practice and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. There is no outside externship rotation included with this program.

For more information, contact UT Martin Office of Extended and Online Studies at 731-881-7082 or go online to www.utm.edu/departments/ecce/nondegree/healthcare.php.

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