AUBURN — The Corporate and Community Services Department at Central Maine Community College will offer “Introduction to Phlebotomy” from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays, Sept. 7 to Oct. 28. The cost is $450 and includes materials and book.

A combination of lecture, lab and hands-on practical experience, the course will allow participants to develop the skills needed to work in an entry level position in medical facilities as a phlebotomist.

Coursework will include selecting and preparing the skin puncture site, collecting specimens, adhering to the proper health and safety guidelines, patient/technician relationship and clerical duties associated with proper record keeping of laboratory tests. Upon completion, students may qualify for employment in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices and other health care settings.

For more information or to register, contact the Central Maine Community College Corporate Community Services Department at 755-5280 or 1-800-891-2002, ext. 280, e-mail [email protected] or visit

Registration deadline for the program is Aug 31.

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