In this course, students will obtain the skills necessary fora potential entry-level position as a phlebotomist and/or will enhance their skills for those currently employed in the healthcare industry. Students will learn finger punctures and be able to take venous blood drawings to obtain blood samples for analysis. Students will practice by drawing blood on each other during the class and will obtain their required “live sticks” component in the classroom.
NOTE: Anyone on anticoagulant medicationsmust call for information before registering. It is recommended that all students have the Hepatitis B vaccine. Students will be required to complete the Nassau BOCES physical form and have a physical exam at their own expense prior to the start of class. Students will also be CPR certified at the end of each class. Tuition includes textbook, live sticks and CPR Certification.
Course length: 20 Sessions / 60 Hours