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Walters State to Offer Phlebotomy Course
July 25, 2014

The Walters State Office of Workforce Training will offer a 10-week phlebotomy course Aug.26-Oct. 30 at the college’s Claiborne County Campus.
This class meets from 5:30-9 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. 
Students will learn proper ways to collect blood specimens, including venipuncture. Through both classroom and laboratory work, students will become familiar and develop the needed skills to work in this field. Classes will cover terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, hands-on specimen practice, and clinical training. Lab assignments, work with a practice arm and live blood draws will prepare students to work as a phlebotomy technician.
Externships are offered as an optional, separate class. To register online, visit here.

The cost of the class is $814. For more information, contact Patty Harmon at Patricia.Harmon@ws.edu or (865) 774-5851.