LSC-North Harris accepting applications for Phlebotomy Technician Certification Program

The Lone Star College-North Harris division of continuing education phlebotomy technician certification program is currently accepting applications for the spring 2010 term.

A phlebotomy technician is an integral member of the medical laboratory team whose primary function is the collection of blood samples from patients by venipuncture. The phlebotomy technician facilitates the collection and transportation of laboratory specimens and is often the patients only contact with the medical laboratory.

The program consists of two courses: Phlebotomy Theory and Phlebotomy Clinical and begins Jan. 25 through Mar. 22. The courses cost is $489 and $609 respectively. Students will also be required to pay a $10 insurance fee for students enrolled in low risk health specialties. All students in the program must have completed Hepatitis B series by the first day of class and be subject to a background check.  Students must be advised by health occupation program manager or assistant prior to registration

For more information, call 281.618.5657 or e-mail autumn.f.raynor@loneStar.edu or patricia.m.wuensch@lonestar.edu.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 E, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. Registration is currently in progress for Spring 2010. The campus offices will be closed for the winter holidays Dec. 19 through Jan. 3. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit: northharris.lonestar.edu.

Lone Star College System consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Center, LSC-University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. With more than 59,000 students in credit classes this fall, LSCS is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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