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Meridian Community College, located in Meridian Mississippi, recently hosted a recognition and completion ceremony for 10 Phlebotomy Essentials students who completed the 140-hour course offered through MCC’s Workforce Development department.
In the class students learn the basic of phlebotomy, including
- anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system
- venipuncture skin puncture
- coagulation theory
- equipment and order of draw
- infection control and safety
Upon successful completion of this program students are eligible to take a certifying exam from an approved organization for formal certification.
Pictured are: front row, from left, Jarmikya Lee, Phoebe Bryant, Brittany Murphy, Whitney Walker and Angela Cullum (instructor). Back row, from left, Marilyn Bell (Anderson Regional Medical Center), Lashonna Merrell (Rush Health Systems – Family Medical Clinic), Hailey Stewart, Melissa Horn, Jamie Bassett, Jessica Sidney and Breyatta Harper. Not pictured: Jalisa Pace.
Originally posted by The Meridian Star on July 8, 2015