Students will learn to follow universal precautions, tie tourniquets, identify veins, and demonstrate knowledge and use of necessary equipment necessary for drawing blood. Students will be able to identify appropriate tubes and labels for tests, prep the site, perform venipunctures and finger sticks. The student is eligible to sit for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) certifying exam and the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certifying exam upon successful completion of this course.
Currently, all Phlebotomy classes are full. In order to be placed on a waiting list you must complete all required WorkKeys testing (see below) and then contact Cynthia Gray at 843-525-8368.
Tuition $1020 (includes textbook), SLED check, gloves and immunizations are extra
Prior to paying tuition, students must:
- Make an appointment to meet with Cynthia Gray (843-525-8368) after taking three WorkKeys tests,
- Score at 5 (Gold Level) on Workkeys Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics and Locating Information. If all three tests are taken within one week the tests are free; if it takes longer to complete the three tests than one week, the tests are $18 each test. WorkKeys testing is offered on Monday through Thursday at Beaufort County Adult Education located at 1300 King St., Beaufort, SC. Please arrive prior to 1:00pm.
- Pass a Criminal Background Check ($26)
- Updated Immunizations and American Heart Association CPR for Health Care Providers is required
Class limited to 10 students
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