The application cycle for the Fall 2021 semester will begin on March 1, 2021. The application deadline will be June 1, 2021. To qualify for admission, students must meet the following criteria: 1) be a current Chesapeake College student; 2) have a GED or high school diploma (transcript or certificate required); and 3) meet the Reading Comprehension and Arithmetic skills requirement. Please email Dr. Wilson-Robbins at email@example.com if you have questions.
Program Mission: The Chesapeake College Phlebotomy Program is designed to prepare students for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) exam for certification, and for employment as hospital phlebotomists or in any profession that employs phlebotomists.
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Our Phlebotomy Program boasts a streamlined process for becoming a certified phlebotomist. Students who are admitted to the program are able to complete the coursework, clinical experience and sit for the national exam in just one semester. If you require further information about the program please contact Dr. Carol Wilson-Robbins (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Enrollment in this curriculum is limited by the availability of clinical facilities. Students MUST have a GED of high school diploma to enter the Phlebotomy program and live in the college's 5 county service region. Students should consult with the College's Admissions Office or the Academic and Career Advisor/Health Professions in planning an appropriate program.
The Phlebotomy program is a selective admission program. Each Spring & Fall semester, a maximum of 12 students are admitted. The Spring semester begins in January and the Fall semester begins in August. If an applicant has not completed any college-level course work, in order to apply, he/she must take Academic Skills Assessment in Reading Comprehension and Arithmetic. There is a minimum score requirement for each assessment. Here is a link for more information about the assessment process: https://www.chesapeake.edu/admissions/accuplacer .
The program includes 3 courses, MED 106, ALH 110 and ALH 111 (8 credits). MED 106 is a 15-week online course. ALH 110 is also 15 weeks and includes lecture and lab. This course is held on campus on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6-9 pm. ALH 111 is the clinical course which requires clinical experience in one of Shore Health’s lab or diagnostic facilities. Once students complete all the required coursework, clinical hours and venipunctures, they can register to take the ASCP exam for certification.
This is a Letter of Recognition program and does not qualify for traditional financial aid. There is a funding source provided through the Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board. A potential applicant can get information about the process for acquiring these funds at http://www.UpperShoreJobCenters.com.
For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Carol Wilson-Robbins
(410)822-5400, ext. 2363
Note: This program has been approved for funding under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). For more information, contact the Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board at: 410-822-1716. Funding approval takes at least two months so applicants must begin the process immediately upon notification of acceptance into the program.