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Phlebotomy Technician (XPH)
Program Description

Certification Training (CT)

This hands-on Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares you to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis, and fulfills the requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam http://www.ascp.org.

Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. In addition to classroom lecture and hands on labs, this program also includes a 40-hour clinical externship as part of the program.

Students who successfully complete this certificate may be eligible to use credit for prior learning to save time and money on the Health Care Technician Certificate.

Quick Facts
Professional Education certification program
Open enrollment
ITA eligible

NOTE: Students interested in participating in an academic program that involves working with children, the disabled, or the elderly, or which includes a clinical affiliation, internship, or field placement with a private or public healthcare provider, may be required to undergo criminal background checks, including a national as well as local check (i.e. Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sex Offender Record Information (SORI)). Depending on the contents of these criminal background check(s), a student's participation in an academic program that involves working with children, the disabled, or the elderly or which includes a clinical affiliation, internship or field placement with a private or public healthcare provider may not be allowed, and therefore may impact a student's ability to complete program requirements. Furthermore, please note that eligibility to participate in the program and/or clinical affiliation, internship or field placement as a result of screening requirements, such as criminal background checks, is not a guarantee of eligibility to sit for professional credentialing examination(s) or employment upon graduation.

For more information, contact us at (978) 236-1200 or professional@northshore.edu .


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