Montana State University

Phlebotomy course offers training in Bozeman, Great Falls

September 9, 2009

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A new Montana State University healthcare course combines online learning with hands-on training to prepare students for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam. The course is designed for people who plan to work for a clinical laboratory, public health department, clinic or hospital.

Students will participate in a month-long online course and a weekend of hands-on training at MSU in Bozeman, followed by a 100-hour supervised clinical experience that can be scheduled in either Bozeman or Great Falls.

After completing the classroom and clinical practicum components of the course, MSU will endorse students to sit for their exam through the American Society for Clinical Pathology in order to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.

The online course begins Oct. 5 and enrollment is limited. The instructor is Sara Handl, who has been working as a clinical laboratory scientist for the past 18 years and teaches for MSU Extended University and MSU-Great Falls College of Technology.

To register or for a schedule and more information, go to MSU Extended University's professional development course catalog at: or call (406)994-6683.

Lesa Pribyl, (406)994-7441,