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Erie 1 BOCES

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training

Location: Potter Career Center, 705 Potters Road, West Seneca, NY 14224

Erie 1 BOCES offers a program of phlebotomy training.

The 200-hour course is composed of 75 hours of classroom instruction and 125 hours of clinical practice. Topics covered include techniques and procedures of drawing blood, finger sticks, other specimen collection, infection control and safety procedure, quality assurance, and more.

Founded in 1957, Erie 1 Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) is a collaboration of local school districts to deliver quality education programs more efficiently.

The class is offered at the Potter Career Center of West Seneca, about 6 miles west of Buffalo, NY.

Trocaire College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Plus Program

Location: 360 Choate Avenue Buffalo, NY 14220-2094; 2262 Seneca St Buffalo, NY 14210

Trocaire College's Office of Workforce Development, Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning offers a program of phlebotomy technician training.

The 10-week course is composed of classroom instruction and hands-on lab experiences. Three weeks of clinical practice at a local hospital or lab are also required.

The course covers topics like fundamental anatomy and physiology, collection, transport, and processing of specimen, infection control, safety procedure, lab testing, quality control, and more.

After completing the course, students will be eligible to sit for the National Certifying Exam.

Founded by Sisters of Mercy, Trocaire College serves about 1,300 students who commute to college. According to the website, 94% of alumni surveyed said they would recommend the college.