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Basic Phlebotomy Skills for Health Care Professionals

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Carolinas College of Health Sciences

1200 Blythe Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28203

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Choose one date: Feb 10, April 28, June 2, Aug 4, Sept 8, Nov 3.

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Where: Carolinas College of Health Sciences,

Carolinas Medical Center Campus

1200 Blythe Blvd., Charlotte 28203

Why Should I Take This Class?

This Basic Phlebotomy Skills Workshop adds needed skills to your toolkit! This course is designed with the practicing health care practitioner in mind. You will review the test tubes and additives, proper order of draw, practice basic venipuncture techniques using the evacuated tube system and the winged-infusion set (butterfly), and LOTS MORE!

Who Should Attend?

Practicing healthcare professionals who wish to review the basic venipuncture techniques and national guidelines to enhance practice and patient care.

Participants Comments:

  • Outstanding class! So many wonderful tips, and a great learning experience!

  • It was all great. Thank you for all your hard work.

  • Great class! I’ve learned more than I thought possible in one day and appreciated the hands on experience.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Relate the mode of action and the importance of the additives and anticoagulants in the test tubes.

  • Demonstrate the correct order of draw.

  • Demonstrate the procedure for collecting blood with the evacuated tube system and the winged infusion set (butterfly) system.

  • Optional: (depends on class level of expertise) Review CLSI guidelines for finger sticks and heel sticks

Registration Fee: $ 169.00 per person


Susan Thomasson, MEd, MT (ASCP) SH, LMBT Director, Continuing Education; Coordinator, Phlebotomy Program

Susan B. Patterson, MT(ASCP) Laboratory Manager, Kings Mountain Hospital


If you are on the CMC campus, please park in your assigned place. If you are coming from off campus, you will receive a confirmation with the parking information prior to class.

Continuing Education Credit: 0.65 CEUs

This course has been approved for 0.65 CEUs (equivalent to 6.5 contact hours). Each 6.5-hour session can accommodate 12 participants.

For more information, contact CE.Workshops@cchsmail.org

If you need to cancel or reschedule, you must send the request in writing (or email) at least two busness days prior to the start date of the class. (Lakisha.Bennett@carolinashealthcare.org)

If you need special accommodations according to the Americans with Disabilities Act,

please contact the Student Services Department at 704-355-5043.

Carolinas College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Carolinas College of Health Sciences.

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