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Essentials of Phlebotomy

Participants will learn introductory level indications for phlebotomy and best practices for obtaining blood samples for diagnostic testing, donations to help save lives and therapeutic treatment.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Following this course, students will be able to:

  • describe the history and purposes of phlebotomy (also referred to as venipuncture)
  • identify common indications for venipuncture and potential complications
  • demonstrate venipuncture procedure, including order of draw, using best practices


Available Dates 

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 11, 2024, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Course fee
$399

Contact Hours
5.5

Format
Live on Campus

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Health Assessment and Fundamental Clinical Skills

Three days of immersion learning comprised of lectures alternating with hands-on practice of health assessment and clinical skills. Students will have a high-fidelity simulation experience using full scale computerized patient simulators that provide a high level of interactivity and realism to manage and assess select health emergencies

Intended Learning Outcomes

Following this course, students will be able to:

  • conduct and document a thorough Health History Interview
  • recite a systematic approach to Physical Assessment
  • demonstrate Physical Assessment techniques relevant to course content
  • identify significant anatomical landmarks pertinent to systems assessment
  • conduct and document a head-to-toe assessment
  • discuss special considerations for select populations


Available Dates

  • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, December 13 - 15, 2023, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 8 - 10, 2024, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Course fee
$1250

Contact Hours
22

Format
Live on Campus

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IV Therapy: Peripheral and Central Line Care

A full day course dedicated to reviewing the anatomical placement, utilization and assessment of intravenous lines used in acute and home care settings. The course includes time to practice venipuncture for the placement of peripheral lines using simulation materials. Students will gain a thorough understanding of intravenous nursing care, not competency, in placing intravenous lines in clinical practice.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Following this course, students will be able to:

  • identify and differentiate central venous catheters
  • discuss the complications of caring and feeding patients with central venous catheters
  • demonstrate insight into both the bedside and procedural world of central access
  • relate the basic principles of intravenous therapy
  • explain the anatomy and physiology of the venous system
  • insert and care for peripheral IV cannula


Available Dates 

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Course fee
$499

Contact Hours
5.5

Format
Live on Campus

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Peripheral IV Therapy

Participants will benefit from a dynamic session describing how and why IV therapy is the fastest way to deliver medications, blood products and more.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Following this course, students will be able to:

  • understand the basic principles of intravenous therapy
  • describe the anatomy and physiology of the venous system
  • demonstrate insertion technique and care for peripheral IV cannulas


Available Dates 

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2024, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM [cancelled]
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Course fee
$499

Contact Hours
5.5

Format
Live on Campus

Contact

617-552-4256