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STCC to Offer Evening Course on Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers in June

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Technical Community College will offer an evening course on phlebotomy for healthcare workers beginning Monday, June 10.

The class will run Monday through Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m., between June 10 and July 3. The 60-hour training, which is designed for individuals licensed in various medical fields, prepares students to take the exam to become a certified phlebotomist in Massachusetts.

Prospective students should 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), or certified dental assistant (CDA).

Students in the non-credit course will learn to perform venipuncture and capillary puncture to obtain blood specimens for diagnostic procedures. STCC’s Workforce Development Center is offering the class.

For more information and to sign up, visit www.stcc.edu/wdc/healthcare and click on the ‘phlebotomy for healthcare workers’ link. Call (413) 755-4225 with questions.