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Phlebotomist Training Course

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This non-credit program prepares students to function as a phlebotomist in a medical laboratory setting. Students will learn to obtain blood specimens via primary phlebotomy techniques in order to facilitate collection and testing.  Course content includes anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, medical terminology prefixes and suffixes, abbreviations and customer service skills.  Included in the cost of the course is an optional certification exam, which students may choose to take upon successful course completion.  A two-week 80-hour clinical experience is held at the end of the course and is required for course completion.  Textbooks required (not included in cost of tuition): Phlebotomy Essentials, 6th Edition, McCall & Tankersley, (ISBN-13: 978-1451194524) and Student Workbook for Phlebotomy Essentials, 6th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1451194531).  Both available at Kirkwood’s main campus bookstore.

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Class Details

40 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Onsite
  Linn County Regional Center.

Instructor : TBA 

CEUs : 7.2

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Please read:  Prior to registering, all students must take the Next-Generation Accuplacer reading placement test by contacting the Kirkwood Community College Test Center at 319-398-5456 in Cedar Rapids or 319-887-3642 in Iowa City. Applicant must achieve a minimum score of 245 to be considered eligible to register for the Phlebotomy program. After receiving their Accuplacer score, the applicant must contact the Program Director at 319-398-5626 to complete the registration process. All applicants must be at least 18 years old and have evidence of high school diploma or equivalent. Costs associated with the program that are not included in the tuition: textbook and workbook, background check fee ($45), immunization/health information tracking fee ($30) and any fees that may be associated with the health requirements. Please note that evening or weekend hours are NOT available for the required 80-hour clinical experience. Clinical sites are located throughout Kirkwood’s seven county area, with assignment to clinical sites by random selection. Students should not expect that their clinical site will be in the same city as their class. Students are responsible for their own transportation to their clinical assignment. Guidelines and student expectations for the clinical experience, including the background check process and health requirements, will be explained during the first week of class.

Tuition: 

$999.00


Registration Closes On
Sunday, September 8, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/20/2019 - 10/24/2019 Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hiawatha, Linn County Regional Center  Map, Room: 402 TBA 
10/28/2019 - 11/8/2019 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Company, Onsite  Map TBA 
11/11/2019 - 11/22/2019 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Company, Onsite  Map TBA 

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Location
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Instructor
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