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4595 Walnut Rd. unit M (PO Box 116) Buckeye Lake, Ohio 43008
Phone: 740-994-4301
Fax: 740-205-0097
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State Board of Career Colleges and Schools Registration Number: 08-03-1856T
Ohio Department of Health Registration Number: 365-1787
National Health Career Association Registration Number- OH-44 Revised 2/5/2020

Class Calendar:
Our Phlebotomy Course is a three week program, Monday-Thursday, 11:00am-4:30pm (unless otherwise noted) Phlebotomy 2020 Class Calendar: WE OFFER OPEN ENROLLMENT Jan. 6th - 23rd Feb. 3rd - 20th Mar. 2nd - 19th Apr. 6th - 23rd May 4th - 21st June 1st - 18th July 6th - 23rd Aug. 3rd - 18th Sept. 7th - 24th Oct. 5th - 22nd Nov. 2nd - 19th Dec. 7th - 24th Observed Holidays New Year's Day, Independence Day, Memorial Day, Labor
Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.
Tuition and Fees:
Registration Fee……………..$200.00
Book Fee………………….....$20.00
Laboratory Fee……………...$50.00
Total Cost…………………..$870.00

All fees and arrangements must be in place prior to class start *Students cannot sit for National Exam if any monies are owed* Enrollment Requirements: Must be 18 years or older Must have at least GED or High School Diploma Complete Registration Form and Student Enrollment Agreement TB Test (this is offered here and may be obtained during class) Graduation Requirements: Complete 80 hours of class, skills, and labs Pass total of all tests/exams with 70% or better Complete 30 successful blood draws and 10 successful capillary draws Tuition paid in full School Policies: Absences- it is prohibited for any student to be absent on either the first or second day of class. The maximum number of days a student may be absent is 2 (two). Tardiness- any student who arrives more than 15 minutes after the beginning of class will be considered tardy. Make-up Work- students who must be absent or otherwise miss class work/tests, must make up said work after class when Instructor is available. Interruption or termination for unsatisfactory work or attendance- (3 strike rule) student will be given three notifications of unsatisfactory progress/participation. After the third such notification, student will be terminated. Grading System- 90 - 100%= A 80 - 89%= B 70 - 79%= C Percentages under 70% are unsatisfactory. Unsatisfactory Progress- 3 exams under 70%, tardiness (3 unexcused), two unexcused absences. Students who reach this level of progress will be put on a probationary period for the duration of class. Conditions of Re-entrance for students dismissed or suspended for unsatisfactory progress- student must provide documentation stating the reason/emergency during the applicable time period (prior class). Academic Progress (for federal and state financial aid programs)- at least 70% on exams, and certificate of completion. Refund Policy: This enrollment agreement may be cancelled within five calendar days after the date of signing provided that the school is notified of the cancellation in writing. If such cancellation is made, the school will promptly refund in full all tuition and fees paid pursuant to the enrollment agreement and the refund shall be made no later than thirty days after cancellation. This provision shall not apply if the student has already started academic classes. A student who withdraws before the first class and after the 5-day cancellation period shall be obligated for the registration fee. A student who starts class and withdraws before the academic term is 15% completed (12 clock hours) will be obligated for 25% of the tuition and refundable fees plus the registration fee. A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 15% complete but before the academic term is 25% completed (20 clock hours) will be obligated for 50% of the tuition and refundable fees plus the registration fee. A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 25% complete but before the academic term is 40% completed (32 clock hours) will be obligated for 75% of the tuition and refundable fees plus the registration fee. A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 40% completed will not be entitled to a refund of the tuition and fees. Grievance Procedure: All student complaints and grievances should be handled in the following manner: 1. Student will direct complaints to the school person involved, if the complaint is not resolved in a satisfactory manner then: 2. Submit a written complaint to the director of the school. 3. Regardless of satisfactory resolution, the student may direct any problem or complaint to the: Executive Director State Board of Career Colleges and Schools 30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481 Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414 Phone 614-466-2752 Toll free 877-275-4219 Faculty and Staff: Director: Debra Ziadeh RN Instructor: Debra Ziadeh RN Instructor’s assistant/office: Stacie McCloud CPCT Instructor’s assistant/office: Aleia Ziadeh CPCT Office Manager: Salah Ziadeh Certified Phlebotomy Technician, CPT National Healthcareer Association Total clock hours: 80 Introduction to Phlebotomy-(4 Hours) Introductory course that explains the function of today’s Phlebotomy Technician. This course identifies the Phlebotomists role on the healthcare team. Students will be introduced to various departments within the laboratory setting and the role of each department. Learning Objectives Demonstrate knowledge of the health care delivery system and medical terminology. Identify the health care providers in hospitals and clinics and the phlebotomist’s role as a member of this health care team. Describe the various hospital departments and their major functions in which the phlebotomist may interact in his/her role. Describe the organizational structure of the clinical laboratory department. Discuss the roles of the clinical laboratory personnel and their qualifications for these professional positions. List the types of laboratory procedures performed in the various sections of the clinical laboratory department. Describe how laboratory testing is used to assess body functions and disease. Use common medical terminology. Communicate (verbally and nonverbally) effectively and appropriately in the workplace. Maintain confidentiality of privileged information on individuals. Value diversity in the workplace. Interact appropriately and professionally with other individuals. Model professional appearance and appropriate behavior. Medical Law and Ethics-(4 Hours) This is a course of instruction in principles, procedures, and regulations involving legal and ethical relationships among physicians, patients, and medical assistants. It includes current ethical issues as they relate to the practice of medicine and conformity responsibilities. Learning Objectives Define ethics, bioethics, and law. Discuss the measures a medical practice must take to avoid malpractice claims. Discuss the major points of the American Hospital Associations’ Patient’s Bill of Rights or the Patient’s Bill of Rights from the institution. Define the different terms used in the Medicolegal aspect for phlebotomy and discuss policies and protocol designed to avoid Medicolegal problems. Follow written and verbal instructions in carrying out testing procedures. List the causes of stress in the work environment and discuss the coping skills used to deal with stress in the work environment. Demonstrate ability to use computer information systems necessary to accomplish job functions. Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Terminology-(12 Hours) The overall objective of this program is to acquire knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Includes an overview of the diseases related to each anatomical system. Functional concepts and internal structure are related as a basis for performing a physical examination. Course also includes a broad understanding of the language of medicine. Learning Objectives Demonstrate basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of body systems and anatomic terminology in order to relate major areas of the clinical laboratory to general pathologic conditions associated with the body systems. Describe the basic functions of each of the main body systems, and demonstrate basic knowledge of the circulatory, urinary, and other body systems necessary to perform assigned specimen collection tasks. Identify the veins of the arms, hands, legs, and feet on which phlebotomy is performed. Explain the functions of the major constituents of blood, and differentiate between whole blood, serum, and plasma. Define hemostasis, and explain the basic process of coagulation. Discuss the properties of arterial blood, venous blood, and capillary blood. Infection Control-(6 Hours) A study of standard protocol for the protection of the healthcare worker and patient to ensure that the procedures and treatments prescribed by the physician are safely and properly performed to assist the patient’s return to health. Overview of causes and prevention of chain of infection. Learning Objectives Demonstrate knowledge of infection control and safety. Identify policies and procedures for maintaining laboratory safety. Demonstrate accepted practices for infection control, isolation techniques, aseptic techniques and methods for disease prevention. Identify and discuss the modes of transmission of infection and methods for prevention. Identify and properly label biohazardous specimens. Discuss in detail and perform proper infection control techniques, such as handwashing, gowning, gloving, masking, and double-bagging. Define and discuss the term “nosocomial infection”. Comply with federal, state, and locally mandated regulations regarding safety practices. Use the OSHA Standard Precautions. Used prescribed procedures to handle electrical, radiation, biological and fire hazards. Use appropriate practices, as outlined in the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, including the correct use of the Material Safety Data Sheet as directed. Describe measures to ensure patient safety in various patient settings, i.e., inpatient, outpatient, pediatrics, etc. Learning Objectives Explain the purpose and value of first aid and CPR training. List the roles and responsibilities of the citizen responder and professional rescuer. Explain Emergency Action Plans First Aid: wounds, shock, special injuries, sudden illness, poisoning, heat/cold emergencies, special situations that may occur during venipuncture/arterial/capillary collections. List the symptoms of latex allergy and explain the appropriate action plan. Demonstrate rescue breathing techniques for adult, child, and infant. Demonstrate proper CPR techniques for adult, child, and infant including two-person adult. Explain the Automated External Defibrillator and its use. Describe appropriate first aid care for shock. Describe appropriate immediate first aid care for complications during phlebotomy procedures. Describe appropriate first aid care for sudden illness. Express the ability to analyze and evaluate various emergency care situations. Demonstrate self-confidence during practical testing of skills. Venipuncture-(43 Hours) This course is designed to instruct the student in the proper methods of both capillary and venous blood collection. Equipment, legal issues and specimen transport are taught and practiced. Proper methods of blood collections and processing are taught and practiced. Learning Objectives Demonstrate understanding of the importance of specimen collection and specimen integrity in the delivery of patient care. Describe the legal and ethical importance of proper patient/specimen identifications. Describe the types of patient specimens that are analyzed in the clinical laboratory. Define the phlebotomist’s role in collecting and/or transporting these specimens to the laboratory. List the general criteria for suitability of a specimen for analysis, and reasons for specimen rejection or recollection. Explain the importance of timed, fasting, and stat specimens, as related to specimen integrity and patient care. Demonstrate knowledge of collection equipment, various types of additives used, special precautions necessary and substances that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood constituents. Identify the various types of additives used in blood collection, and explain the reasons for their use. Identify the evacuated tube color codes associated with the additives. Describe substance that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood constituents and ways in which the phlebotomist can help to avoid these occurrences. List and select the types of equipment needed to collect blood by venipuncture, capillary, and arterial puncture. Identify special precautions necessary during blood collections by venipuncture, capillary, and arterial puncture. Follow standard operating procedures to collect specimens. Identify potential sites for venipuncture, capillary, and arterial punctures. Differentiate between sterile and antiseptic techniques. Describe and demonstrate the steps in the preparation of a puncture site. List the effect of tourniquet, hand squeezing and heating pads on capillary puncture and venipuncture. Recognize proper needle insertion and withdrawal techniques including direction, angle, depth and aspiration, for arterial puncture and venipuncture. Describe and perform correct procedure for capillary collection methods on infants and adults. Identify alternate collection sites for arterial, capillary, and venipuncture. Describe the limitations and precautions of each. Name and explain frequent causes of phlebotomy complications. Describe signs and symptoms of physical problems that may occur during blood collection. List the steps necessary to perform an arterial, venipuncture and/or capillary puncture in chronological order. Follow standard operating procedures to perform a competent/effective venipuncture on a patient. Follow standard operating procedures to perform a competent/effective capillary puncture on a patient. Demonstrate understanding of requisitioning, specimen transport and specimen processing. Describe the standard operating procedure for a physician requesting a laboratory analysis for a patient. Discuss laboratory responsibility in responding to physician requests. Instruct patients in the proper collection and preservation for various samples, including blood, sputum, and stools. Explain methods for transporting and processing specimens for routine and special testing. Explain methods for processing and transporting blood specimens for testing at reference laboratories. Describe the potential clerical and technical errors that may occur during specimen processing. Identify and report potential pre-analytical errors that may occur during specimen collection, labeling, transporting, and processing. Describe and follow the criteria for specimens and test results that will be used as legal evidence, i.e. paternity testing, chain of custody, blood alcohol levels, etc. Demonstrate understanding of quality assurance and quality control in phlebotomy. Describe the system for monitoring quality assurance in the collection of blood specimens. Identify policies and procedures used in the clinical laboratory to assure quality in the obtaining of blood specimens. Perform quality control procedures. Record quality control results. Identify and report control results that do not meet pre-determined criteria. Career Development-(3 Hours) This course is designed to assist the student in resume development, soft skills, interviewing strategies and decision-making skills to assist the student in obtaining employment. Optional externships are encouraged to offer the student the opportunity for real-life experience and additional ‘on-the-job’ training. Performance Objectives At the conclusion of this course, student will: Present an acceptable resume using an industry recognized format. Present an acceptable cover letter and/or fax cover sheet using an industry recognized format. Present themselves in a professional manner for interviews. Understand the roles of the interviewer and the interviewee. Demonstrate the appropriate interview behavior. Demonstrate the ability to review and respond to appropriate help wanted ads in the newspaper. Demonstrate the ability to conduct an Internet search for jobs within their field. Present a written ‘thank you’ note for interviewer. Certification Exam Review-(3 Hours) This workshop is designed to offer the student a review of the National Healthcareer Associations’ certification exam. Module is offered as an addendum to the curriculum. Instructors are encouraged to contact the National Healthcareer Association for an updated study guide.

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