Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers

WPHL-002 Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers

Hours: 60
Fee: $1,298 includes National Health Career Association exam
Instruction: In-person/Lecture

Program Description

Springfield Technical Community College’s Workforce Development Center is offering a 60-hour training for individuals currently licensed in various medical fields in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to prepare and take the exam to become a certified Phlebotomist in Massachusetts. One must have current certifications 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)

This non-credit course is aimed to prepare an individual currently working in a certified healthcare position to perform venipuncture and capillary puncture to obtain blood specimens for diagnostic procedures.

Phlebotomist Responsibilities

Major duties and responsibilities of the phlebotomist include:

  • Correct identification of the patient before collecting samples
  • Collection of the appropriate amount of blood by Venipuncture or skin puncture
  • Selection of the appropriate specimen containers
  • Correct labeling of all specimens
  • Appropriate transportation of specimens to the laboratory
  • Effective interaction with patients and other personnel in the workplace
  • Performance of computer operations and record-keeping related to phlebotomy
  • Adherence to all OSHA safety regulations

Program Details

Prerequisites/Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age within 3 weeks of the class start date.
  • High School Diploma or completed HiSet (Formally known as G.E.D.)
  • Must provide a copy of current license or certification in good standing
  • Must be currently working in approved healthcare worker roles
  • English grammar, writing, and speaking skills equivalent to at least the 8th-grade level. (Assessment may be done at STCC.)
  • Students are required to submit Immunization / Immunity Documentation Requirements prior to the first day of training:
    • Tetanus, diphtheria, and Pertussis (TDaP) vaccine within 10 years.
    • hepatitis B – evidence of three vaccination doses, immune titer results, or signed declination form required.

Medical Requirements

Failure to COMPLETE AND SUBMIT 100% of the medical requirements PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS will result in your being withdrawn from the class and no refund will be issued.

For requirements, required health forms, and submission instructions for this program please see the Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers (PDF) Health Record Requirements.

Fee: $1,298 includes National Health Career Association exam

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Section D42

Registration Deadline: July 13, 2022
Days: Monday - Thursday
Times: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Dates: July 25-28; August 1-4; 8-11
Exam Date: Wednesday, August 17

Section E11

Registration Deadline: June 22, 2022
Evenings: Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Times: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Dates: July 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27; August 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30
Exam Date: Wednesday, August 31 at 2:00 p.m.

Phlebotomy A Competency-based Approach 5th Edition
ISBN: 9781259608568

Books are to be purchased through the STCC Bookstore, Amazon, or other book vendors.

Refund Policy

Withdraw prior to the start of class* - 100% Refund
No Refunds will be given once class begins

In the absence of a written third party contractual agreement stating otherwise, all refunds will be issued to the student. Credit card payments will be refunded directly to the credit card if processed within thirty days of the payment.

Course Cancellation Policy

The STCC Workforce Training office reserves the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

Student Handbook Policies

As a participant in this program/course I understand that I am bound by all the rules, regulations, and policies of STCC as outlined in the Springfield Technical Community College Student Handbook.

To view Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers related careers, live job listings, and average salaries please see STCC’s Career Coach.

For More Information, Please Contact:

The STCC Workforce Development Center
Building 27, Second Floor

Enrollment Process

Enroll Online

  1. Click: Online Registration
  2. Click on “Search and Register for Workforce Training Classes”
  3. Type in “Phlebotomy" and hit “Submit"
  4. Carefully click the SELECT box for the course that you want to take. There may be several choices so make sure you select the right course and dates.
  5. Enter your personal and credit card information.
    • Please note STCC accepts Visa, Discover, MasterCard, and American Express as well as E-check payments. E-checks are a fee-free alternative to credit/debit payments.
    • Your receipt will be immediately emailed to you.
    • If you do not receive your receipt, check with our office at 413-755-4225 a few weeks prior to the class.
  6. Please provide medical clearance information and verify your current healthcare license as soon as possible via email (workforcetraining@stcc.edu).

Enroll in Person

Go to Building 27, 2nd floor to register for the course or call (413) 755-4225.