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Phlebotomy Technician ACE

Part-Time Evening Program

 

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The Phlebotomy Technician Advanced Career Education (ACE) program prepares you to work in a variety of healthcare facilities as an important member of a clinical laboratory team. The Phlebotomy Technician program will train you to perform venipunctures, or collect blood from patients, for testing, transfusions, research, and blood donation purposes.

Instruction and career training consists of 270 hours completed in 38 weeks. The adult part-time Phlebotomy Technician ACE program is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Courses begin October 4, 2021 and will end June 21, 2022.  The program follows the Mercer County Schools calendar.  Classes are held Monday & Tuesday from 5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

After program completion, students are eligible to take the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Certification Exam from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Courses:

9056A Phlebotomy Skills -

This course provides instruction in Phlebotomy. Phlebotomists draw blood from patients in hospitals, blood centers, or similar facilities for analysis or other medical purposes. Students will learn the anatomy of the vascular system as well as perform basic phlebotomy procedures. Students will evaluate patients for ability to withstand venipuncture procedure, be able to explain the venipuncture procedure and answer patient questions. Students will demonstrate basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels on patients; prepare blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for testing according to established standards. After successful completion of this course, students may acquire a certification as a Phlebotomy Technician. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and skill sets.

 

9068A Science Clinical Experience -

This course is designed to be used in conjunction with a Health Science Education course that includes a clinical specialization experience. Instructional content focuses on extending career preparation and technical skills associated with a previously selected clinical specialization.

 

 

 

 

Total Cost: $716.00

Cost breakdown available upon request.

Schedule

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Make up classes due to weather cancellations will be scheduled as needed during June.

MCTEC does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, disability, or national origin in employment or educational programs or activities. Inquiries may be referred to Amanda Aliff, Section 504 Coordinator, at Mercer County Schools, 1403 Honaker Avenue, Princeton, WV 24740. Phone 304-487-1551. Lack of English language skills is not a barrier to participation in any course.