VUJC Continuing Education Phlebotomy Technician Classes

 Vincennes University Jasper Campus–Continuing Education

Vincennes University Jasper Campus–Continuing Education will offer a noncredit training program for those who wish to learn skills for an entry level healthcare profession. The VUJC Phlebotomy Technician program prepares students to be a phlebotomist in a hospital, clinic and laboratory. Classes are available in Jasper and Bedford, Indiana .The primary responsibility of a phlebotomist is to obtain blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. The focus of this training program is to provide the students with the comprehensive skills to be able to perform venipunctures competently and safely. Lectures will include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen communication skills and professionalism. Students will have hands-on lab practice sessions to learn the skills and techniques to perform the required puncture methods. Upon successful completion of program students will receive a VUJC Certificate of Completion and be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareers Association national exam.

Length of program is 15 weeks and includes 90 classroom hours.

Classes are available in two sites for Fall:

BEDFORD: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 – 9 PM September 7 – December 21, 2011

JASPER: Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 PM September 8 – December 22, 2011

Cost is $1349.00 and includes textbooks.

Interested students should attend a student orientation to learn complete details on this program.

Meetings are in:

BEDFORD: August 9th , 7:30PM at the Bedford Regional Medical Center, Community Room (Located back of hospital near Ambulance Entrance) and

JASPER: August 17th , 6PM VUJC Administration Building, A105. For additional details contact Jim McFaul at 812.481.5909, or e-mail at jmcfaul@vinu.edu

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