Workforce Solutions of Northeast State offers Certified Phlebotomy Technician course

Published 12:34 pm Thursday, December 14, 2023

Workforce Solutions at Northeast State is offering a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) course beginning January 23, 2024, at the College’s Kingsport campus.

The art of phlebotomy requires a steady hand to get the science of laboratory work moving forward. Phlebotomists specialize in drawing blood and work in hospitals, medical offices, laboratories, and public health facilities. The course benefits individuals interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. The course enables students to become valued medical team members with skills necessary in a variety of health care settings.

The 10-week course meets on-ground at the Regional Center for Health Professions, 300 W. Main St., on the Northeast State at Kingsport campus. The class features a clinical component with assigned health care facilities to complete the stick requirement. This class gives students the technical knowledge required to pass the National Healthcare Association (NHA) certification examination. The exam is administered at the end of the course. The course details are as follows:

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When: January 23 – April 2
What time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Regional Center for Health Professions, 300 W. Main St., Kingsport
How much: $1,500 (includes the NHA certification exam fee)
Students will need to supply their own scrub uniform (navy blue), white lab coat, clear safety glasses, and clean, white athletic shoes (no mesh tops or open toes) or nursing shoes. Additionally, students must have CPR certification along with other health-related records to participate in clinicals.

Attendance at all classes and clinical assignments is mandatory. Class schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen causes, such as inclement weather. Students with questions about possible financial assistance to attend and/or pre-registration requirements can contact WorkforceSolutions@NortheastState.edu.