Medical Laboratory Science is a profession that combines the challenges and rewards of medicine and science with the service to a healthy community. Northern Light Laboratory provides the clinical training for Eastern Maine Medical Center’s School of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS); affiliated with the University of Maine, Orono. The EMMC program is the only accredited MLS program in the state. Northern Light Laboratory hosts senior undergraduates in their practicum year.

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Introduction to Phlebotomy helps prepare individuals for entry-level positions in healthcare by providing knowledge and skills in obtaining blood specimens. Northern Light Laboratory is affiliated with Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) and provides the clinical training at Eastern Maine Medical Center. Northern Light Laboratory utilizes senior staff phlebotomists and members of the management team to provide real-life experiences for students in a hospital setting.

This course covers all the important topics and basic techniques used in the field of phlebotomy. Training includes:

  • Medical terminology

  • Anatomy

  • Blood composition

  • Safe practices

  • Quality assurance

  • Patient interaction

  • Infection prevention

  • Communication

  • Patient confidentiality

  • Professionalism

  • Customer service

Learn more about this course at Eastern Maine Community College

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