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Healthcare Training
Presented through
Tennessee College of Applied Technology

241 Vo-Tech Drive/McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone (931) 473-5587/ Fax (931) 473-3275
https://tcatmcminnville.edu

Phlebotomy:  48 hours starting September 11, 2017 and meeting each Monday and Wednesday from 12 – 3 p.m. through November 1, 2017.  Cost is $288 plus books and supplies.

You must be present to pay at the first class meeting.

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https://tcatmcminnville.edu/programs and

https://tcatmcminnville.edu/about/safety-and-security.

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy is a highly respected and important medical career.  Phlebotomists, who specialize in drawing blood, work in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, medical group practices, laboratories, and public health facilities.  This 48-hour program will enable you to become a crucial member of a medical team with skills necessary to obtain quality laboratory specimens in a variety of medical settings.  Completing this course will gain you the technical knowledge required to assist you in passing the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification examination.  Passing the course and the certification exam will give you the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a job that requires phlebotomy skills.  Passing a background check may be required.

Bring on First Day of Class

· Proof of immunizations

· Proof of liability insurance

· Proof of current Healthcare Provider level CPR certification

· Course textbook—Your text for this course is the Second Edition of Phlebotomy Simplified by Diana Garza and Kathleen Becan-McBride.  ISBN:  978-0-13-278432-0.

Other Supplies Needed for the Course

· Scrub suit (solid color, no designs)

· Safety glasses with clear lenses

· Clean athletic shoes or nursing shoes (no mesh tops or open toes)

Disclaimer

Classroom hours may be adjusted due to clinical lab requirements.

General

Cost of the Phlebotomy 48-hour course is $288 plus books and supplies.

Payment in full is due on first course meeting.

Non-credit courses are not eligible to be paid by any form of TCAT-administered financial aid.  You can, however, contact the WIOA or Career Center office in your area to inquire about any available funding.  To find the nearest Tennessee Career Center office, go to www.tn.gov and type “career center” in the search box.

All non-credit courses are subject to a 100% required attendance policy.

No refunds will be issued after the start of any course.

The tuition for these courses does not include the cost of the NHA certification examination.  That fee (approximately $105) is paid to the National Healthcareer Association, not to TCAT McMinnville.

Supplemental Information for Phlebotomy Class Applicants

Immunizations Required

· Hepatitis B Series (1 dose required)

· Tetanus (withing last 10 years)

· TB Skin Test (can get at most pharmacies)

· All other childhood vaccinations and immunizations

Liability Insurance Info

Go to website www.hpso.com

· Select “Get a Quick Quote-Individual”

· Select Individual and “Continue.”

· Select from the dropdown menu your state, then press “Get Started”.

· Use the dropdown menu to select “Phlebotomist”, check “no” to question that asks “Are you a member of a professional organization?”

· Select “Student” for your status as a healthcare professional, then click “Continue” and choose to apply and pay online OR print out and mail the application and payment.

· Print a copy of your certificate verifying you have obtained liability insurance and bring with you to class to give to instructor.

CPR Certification

CPR Basic Provider certification is required for the course.  (Check with Red Cross or local ambulance service if you need training. 

 

TCAT McMinnville is accreditied by the Council on Occupational Education