|Course Information||Cr Hrs|
Class provides instruction and preparation for those entering the field. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a HS diploma or GED, preferably have knowledge of medical terminology and go through the interview process. Call the Community Enrichment Center at 417-447-8888 to learn more. Classroom instruction to be completed before starting clinicals (100 hours at hospital or clinic, as arranged by instructor). The clinical hour portion normally takes one semester to complete. This depends on your availability for daytime clinical hours as well as the facilities capability to accommodate those hours.Upon successful completion of the class and required hands-on time, students are eligible to take the national ASCP certification exam for $135. Book included in tuition. No refunds unless class canceled by OTC. Classes are not eligable for Federal Student Loans, Pell or FAFSA.
At the time of registration students will receive the Health Report form to have completed by a healthcare professional and turned in to the instructor on the first day of clas. This form is required for proving rubella immunity/immunization, TDAP immunization, flu vaccine if taking class in Spring or Fall, and negative TB skin test performed within the previous six months. In addition, it requires a statement from a physcian that student is free from any contagious chronic illness.
Spring 2015 dates full; Summer 2015 dates will come later this spring.
|Phlebotomy Clinical Hours
There are 100 hours of clinical practice and observation in this class. Please note that these begin the semester after your classroom portion ends, and that this normally takes one semester to complete.