• close shot of student practicing taking blood from a patient's forearm
Skills: 
  • Perform safe and reliable collection and transportation of specimens.
  • Prepare for the National Phlebotomy Exam
  • Practice ethical standards, confidentiality, business etiquette, and professionalism when interacting with patients, clients, coworkers, and management

Entrance Requirements:

  • Pass the pre-entrance WorkKeys assessment
  • Written proof that you have received the Hepatitis-B vaccine series. You must have verification of having at least the first step completed.
  • Written proof that you have had a tetanus/diphtheria shot within the last 10 years
  • Written proof of a TB skin test (1-step or 2-step) within 6 months of starting clinicals
  • Carry liability insurance (provided through the school and included in your tuition)
  • Have immunizations completed prior to beginning the program.
  • While the cost of the program includes a computer ($300), this amount may be waived if student is able to demonstrate they own an appropriate device.
  • Drug tests are not required for the program. However, if a clinical site requires a drug test, physical or other tests, the student will need to pay for and complete those prior to starting clinicals.

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Practical Nursing

Medical Assisting

Dental Assisting

Nurse Aide Training

Credentials: 
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • ACT National Career Readiness Credential
Career Opportunities: 
  • Prepared for immediate employment with certification in the Phlebotomy field
  • Solid founation for continued education in the Health Care field
Additional Information: 
  • Clinical Experience
  • Each program participant will need to purchase one pair white leather shoes, one pair white nursing pants, and one white knee-length coat.
  • Tuition: $1,500 (includes certification fee)  Books & Supplies: $400 + $300 laptop fee (waived if student can demonstrate ownership of suitable device)
  • Liability insurance $15
  • Classes meet: 4-8pm T/Th
  • 110 hours + 40 hour externship
  • Call 330-669-7070 for dates and times; classes start on a regular basis
  • To register: call 330-669-7070 (Online registration not available because of pre-entrance requirements)
  • Session Dates: 
    Fall 2017: Sept. 19 - Dec. 14
    Look for 2018 dates to be added soon!

 

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