Introduction to Phlebotomy

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