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Phlebotomy Certification offered at Westfield State University

Westfield State University’s Division of Graduate and Continuing Education is offering a Phlebotomy Certification Preparation program beginning February 28, 2012.  The 80-hour program will be presented over a ten week period and will prepare participants to accurately, safely, and reliably perform venipuncture and capillary puncture in order to collect and transport blood specimens for diagnostic procedures and clinical laboratory analysis. Classes will be held at The Horace Mann Center on the campus of Westfield State University Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-9:30pm.   The instructor for this program is Janice Hendricks, CPT, CMA who has over 30 years of experience in the medical field as a phlebotomist and Certified Medical Assistant. The total cost for this offering is $1200.

Those who satisfactorily complete this program will be prepared to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam enabling them to seek employment as a phlebotomist within the United States.

This program is available through Westfield State’s Community Education Department.  To register or for further information, call (413) 572-8034/8265 or email khall@westfield.ma.edu.

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