Several free Phlebotomy Program information sessions will be offered through Linn-Benton Community College for those interested in training to become a phlebotomist.
Session times and dates offered are Tuesday, Feb.7, from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to Noon, and Wednesday, March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lebanon Community Hospital, conference rooms B/C. You only need to attend one session; no preregistration is required to attend. Attendance at one of the information sessions is mandatory to register for the program.
The 16-week Phlebotomy Program training starts July 30 and runs through Nov. 16 at the Lebanon Community Hospital Health Careers Training Center and the LBCC Lebanon Center.
Skill areas covered in the training include medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, customer service, medical law and ethics, phlebotomy and job success skills.
Cost for the program is $4,500. The program is eligible for financial aid. Check the LBCC web site for course prerequisites at www.linnbenton.edu/go/forms. For more information, contact LBCC Business, Healthcare and Workforce Division at 541-917-4923.