AUBURN —  The Corporate and Community Services Department at Central Maine Community College will offer Introduction to Phlebotomy from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 12 to Oct. 31. The cost of $475 includes materials and book.

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

Coursework includes 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 healthcare settings.

Registration deadline is Thursday, Sept. 5.

For more information or to register, contact Corporate & Community Services at 755-5280 or 800-891-2002, opt. 7, email [email protected] or visit

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