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APSU hosting Dec. 3 info session for Spring Phlebotomy Tech course

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University’s Center for Extended and Distance Education is offering healthcare training programs that will prepare students to enter the healthcare industry – the largest employment sector in the country today. The Phlebotomy Technician Training program is planned with busy adults in mind.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University’s Center for Extended and Distance Education is offering healthcare training programs that will prepare students to enter the healthcare industry – the largest employment sector in the country today. The Phlebotomy Technician Training program is planned with busy adults in mind.

Phlebotomy Technician Training is a 9-week course that provides training designed to prepare students for a career as a phlebotomist in the growing healthcare workforce. Following 54 hours of classroom instruction, students will experience a hands-on externship with a local healthcare facility as part of their training. Textbooks, classroom materials and externship placement are all included in the course fee.

To introduce students to the program, a free information session will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in the APSU Sundquist Science Complex, room E-106A. The class will begin on Jan. 20, 2016, and meet from 6-9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. To register for the free information session on Dec. 3, visit http://signmeup.apsu.edu/CourseStatus.awp?&course=163A39901 or call 931-221-7816 for more information.