LHU's Workforce Development to Offer Phlebotomy Technician Course

LOCK HAVEN, PA – The Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department at Lock Haven University will be offering a Phlebotomy Technician course in the spring of 2014.  An exact date will be determined.

WHAT:          Phlebotomy Technician Course

WHEN:          Spring of 2014

WHERE:        Lock Haven University’s East Campus, 301 W. Church Street

WHO:            Shannon Tyson, (570) 484.3131

Our Phlebotomy Technician program will prepare individuals to draw blood samples from patients in a clinical laboratory or public health setting and prepares individuals for a national credentialing exam.  The program combines 63 hours of classroom instruction with a 40 hour phlebotomy externship to provide practical experience (externship hours vary by state). 

Over the course of 5 months, one will gain exposure to on-the-job duties that include drawing blood samples from patients, producing quality laboratory results, gaining the trust and confidence of patients, and much more.  Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For more information, please contact Shannon Tyson at (570) 484.3131, or browse http://www.lhup.edu/About/finance_administration/workforce/maincampusopportunities.html for additional opportunities.  To register online, please visit http://www.lhup.edu/About/finance_administration/workforce/registration.html.

Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.