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Phlebotomy Technician Academy - Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Phlebotomy Technician Academy

The next academy begins January 23, 2018.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College's Phlebotomy Technician Academy is a ten-week course. The academy, in partnership with Bronson Hospital, begins on January 23, 2018.

Students in the academy will receive training to work as phlebotomy technicians and they will work to become prepared to gain national certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology. The average annual salary for phlebotomists in Kalamazoo is $30,313. Phlebotomists are crucial members of many clinical teams. Students will learn to draw blood from patients and prepare it for diagnostic testing. Phlebotomists work in labs, hospitals, doctor's offices, medical surgery centers, nursing homes, and in many other settings.

Classes are held at Kalamazoo Valley's Culinary and Allied Health Building in downtown Kalamazoo Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Clinicals run from 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Bronson Hospital the last three weeks of the course

Tuition is $1400.

For more information and to apply, contact Katelyn Vinson at 269-353-1282 or kvinson@kvcc.edu