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Kelly Clements R. N.
Medical Assisting &
Phlebotomy Instructor
Students complete 12 weeks of intense classroom/lab training and competency check-offs followed by 80 hours of externship experience throughout local healthcare facilities. (Externship hours vary from classroom hours and are assigned on a rotational basis.) Students become a Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) through American Medical Technologists (AMT) upon passage of certification and certified in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers and Heartsaver® First Aid.
Toni Shaum
Phlebotomy Instructor
Phlebotomy/EKG Technician Courses:
  • Basic Life Support for Healthare Provider
    Teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics. Learn how to perform basic life support (adult/child/infant) and AED in a variety of healthcare settings.

  • EKG
    Students are introduced to and practice EKG terminology, lead application and procedures on an EKG MAC/5000 Machine. Functions of this particular machine and EKG results/interpretation and the cardiovascular system are also covered.

  • Phlebotomy
    An intense course in which students study and practice the role of phlebotomy in healthcare; quality assurance and legal issues of phlebotomy; infection control and healthcare safety; medical terminology; basic anatomy and physiology; blood collection equipment and additives; specimen requisitioning, transporting, and processing; special collections and point-of-care-testing; and nonblood specimen collection and testing.

  • Phlebotomy Lab
    Students will perform and demonstrate competency in the following skills: venipuncture, butterflywinged infusion, blood cultures, capillary/heel sticks, micro setup, urinalysis and urine tests, glucometer, nasal/throat swabs and various other Waived testing.

  • Phlebotomy Externship
    Students who successfully complete the Phlebotomy classroom phase will complete 80 hours (2 weeks) of clinical externship at local healthcare facilities. The externship rotation will include performing a minimum of 80 successful unaided venipunctures, instruction in a variety of collection techniques, and direct observation of various patients in diverse clinical settings. Students will observe in the pediatric, emergency medicine, and triage departments of local healthcare facilities to gain additional knowledge. Externship is assigned based on a rotational basis. Students must pass the Phlebotomy externship to pass the Phlebotomy course.

Scheduled Phlebotomy Class:

August 21, 2018 through October 25, 2018
Required externship October 29, 2018 - December 7, 2018
Monday – Thursday, 4:30 to 9:00 p.m.
April 29, 2019 through July 11, 2019 (Limited Seats Available)
Required externship July 15, 2019 - August 30, 2019
Monday – Thursday, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Class Dress: scrubs, tennis shoes, second hand watch

  • Externship: is arranged through the program. Hours will vary

Additional Enrollement Requirements
  • Complete/Sign Risk Advisory Form
  • Complete/Sign Program Enrollment Questionaire
  • Provide proof Hepatitis B titer & vaccine if titer shows need
  • MMR vaccination
  • Flu vaccination

Tim Stahle
Phlebotomy Instructor, CPT

Fees (244-hour program)
*Estimated Fees
$   519
Program Total
*Estimated fees include books, lab fees, drug/PPD testing, certification exams and personal/career counseling services.
Fees may change before class begins.

Articulation Agreements
Franklin University - 24 credit hours
(Bachelor of Science in Applied Healthcare Management degree)

North Central State College - 13 credit hours
(Associate in Health Services Technology degree)

Additonal Testing
Drug Testing
Date to be announced. 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. @ MedCentral’s Fitness Center (former Finast grocery store on Fourth St.), WorkAble Program, right set of doors

No Charge

PPD Skin Testing (available at MedCentral’s Fitness Center, WorkAble Program, right set of doors if completed at same time of drug testing)
Prior testing valid for 90 days, proof of skin testing required

No Charge

Additional Charges
(To be paid by student at the time of vaccination):
Hepatitis B vaccinations – proof of the 1st of 3 vaccines must be received by first day of class (through health department) Prior testing valid 5 years if all 3 vaccinations completed, proof required
$35 each x 3 = $105

Contact Director:
Sonja Pluck

600 Esley Lane

Mansfield, OH 44905

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