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Phlebotomist Training Course

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The noncredit Phlebotomist Training Course 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, 7thth Edition, McCall, (ISBN-13: 9781284209945 or 9781284209945) and Student Workbook for Phlebotomy Essentials, 7th Edition (ISBN-13: 9781284210194 or 9781284209945). Both available at Kirkwood’s main campus and Iowa City bookstores. Tuition assistance may fund up to 100 percent of your registration cost for this program. Call 319-398-1022 for details.

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Class Details

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

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Company Location
  Linn County Regional Center.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Tiffany Regenwether  2.TBA 

CEUs : 16.8

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Notice

Please read:  Prior to registering, all students must take the Next-Generation Accuplacer reading placement test by scheduling an appointment with the Test Center. You will need a k number prior to signing up for testing, if you do not have one please call 319-398-1269 to have one assigned to you.For a Test Center appointment please sign up through the test center website https://www.kirkwood.edu/explore/services/learning-services/test-center or by calling 319-398-5456. For website scheduling: Pick a location to test and Click the RegisterBlast button. (Step by step instructions are available on the left-hand side of the screen “How to Schedule an Exam Appointment”) You will choose: Placement Exams > Accuplacer> Reading Only, then continue filling out steps 4-7. Regional centers may be available for testing by appointment, please contact the regional center directly. Applicant must achieve a minimum score of 245 to be considered eligible to register for the Phlebotomist Training Course program. After receiving an eligible score, the applicant must submit scores to Continuing Ed Health by Emailing: tammy.baily@kirkwood.edu or calling 319-398-1269 for verification of scores and to complete the registration process pending funding/payment. 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, background check fee ($45), immunization/health information tracking fee ($30), update to date health physical current through the end of the clinical rotations, and any fees that may be associated with the health requirements and background check. 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
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/25/2021)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/21/2021 - 11/30/2021 Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hiawatha, Linn County Regional Center  Map, Room: 402 TBA  ; Tiffany Regenwether 
12/6/2021 - 12/17/2021 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Company, Company Location  Map TBA