Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers class at STCC starts Oct. 19
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Registration is open for Springfield Technical Community College’s phlebotomy for healthcare workers class, which starts Monday, Oct. 19.
Offered through the Workforce Development Center, the 60-hour training is for individuals licensed in various medical fields in Massachusetts. The class runs Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oct. 19-Nov. 3.
The noncredit course prepares students to take the exam to become a certified phlebotomist in Massachusetts.
The class is designed to prepare workers in certified healthcare positions to perform venipuncture and capillary puncture in order to obtain blood specimens for diagnostic procedures.
Prospective students must have a current healthcare certification in at least one, but not limited to, the following healthcare roles:
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
- Patient Care Technician (PCT)
- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
- Certified Electrocardiogram Technician (CET)
- Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)
Books used in the class include “Phlebotomy Notes: A Pocket Guide to Blood Connection” and “Phlebotomy: A Competency-Based Approach with Connect Access Card.”
The fee for the class includes the National Healthcare Association Exam.
To enroll online and learn more about this course, visit www.stcc.edu/wdc/healthcare and click on the “Phlebotomy Certification for Healthcare Workers” link.
For more information, please contact the Workforce Development Center at (413) 755-4225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Springfield Technical Community College
STCC, the Commonwealth's only technical community college, continues the pioneering legacy of the Springfield Armory with comprehensive and technical education in manufacturing, STEM, healthcare, business, social services, and the liberal arts. STCC's highly regarded workforce, certificate, degree, and transfer programs are the most affordable in Springfield and provide unequalled opportunity for the vitality of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1967, the college – a designated Hispanic Serving Institution – seeks to close achievement gaps among students who traditionally face societal barriers. STCC supports students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.