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Phlebotomy Technician Program

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NEXT SESSION: JANUARY 19, 2022

This comprehensive 220-hour program will introduce students to medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, OSHA regulations, blood-borne pathogens, universal precautions, ethics, and applicable law. Students will familiarize themselves with test requirements, tube identification, procedures, and protocols for lab safety. The certificate includes 3 components, to be completed within two semesters:

    • Part 1: 90 hours of Phlebotomy instruction and skills lab
    • Part 2: 10 hours of Work Readiness training and 120 hours of Externship 

COURSE SCHEDULE

Spring 2022 Schedule:

CSA 523-E1   |   January 19 - February 25, 2022   |   Monday – Friday   |   1:00-4:30pm
CSA 523-E2   |   January 19 - February 25, 2022   |   Monday – Friday   |   6:00-9:30pm
*These schedules do not include externship hours*

TUITION: $1,400

Tuition for this program is funded by the Department of Higher Education through the TRAIN Grant. Only 24 seats are available.

BOOKS

 Course Name  Book Title  Author  Edition  ISBN
Phlebotomy (CSA 523) Phlebotomy Handbook-Blood Specimen Collection Diana Garza Kathleen Becan-McBride 10th 0134709322

PREREQUISITES 

  • High School Transcript or G.E.D
  • Students must undergo a Criminal Offense Registry Information (CORI) and Sexual Offense Registry Information (SORI) background check
  • Proof of Immunizations (TDap, MMR, Varicella, HepB, Meningococcal, & TB)
  • Negative TB test (or chest x-ray) 

CERTIFICATION

Graduates will be prepared for the American Society Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) national certification exam. 

REGISTRATION

Click here to register. This is a non-credit course and runs subject to enrollment.

If you are a non-native English speaker, please schedule yourself for an English assessment here: Schedule English Assessment

Students are required to have proof of TDap, MMR, Varicella, HepB, Meningococcal, & TB immunizations. A healthcare provider needs to complete and sign the immunization form located here: Immunization Form. You will also need to provide your immunization records. You will need to upload both your immunization form and immunization records to the CastleBranch software system. After you submit the Registration form our staff will contact you and provide you with your Student I.D. Your Student I.D. will also serve as your Pin Number. You will need your Pin Number to upload your immunization form and medical records to CastleBranch.

The link to CastleBranch is located here: CastleBranch Link

The link to directions on how to establish a student account with CastleBranch and upload your immunization form and medical records is located here: CastleBranch Directions

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Registration closes one week prior to the start of class.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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CONTACT INFO

If you have additional questions, please contact us at cwd@rcc.mass.edu.

To schedule a 15 minute phone call with the Program Manager to help answer any questions that you may have, please visit https://calendly.com/dcraig-rcc/15min.