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The Institute’s first certified Phlebotomy Technician

June 2, 2014 | Kushe Saw is the International Institute of Minnesota’s first certified Phlebotomy Technician!

Through a partnership with Saint Paul College, the Institute provides support to our clients as they complete the Phlebotomy Technician Certificate at Saint Paul College.

Support includes:

  • A bridge course helping students prepare to enter the program
  • Phlebotomy 1405 taught with an integrated model, where Institute’s ABE instructor is present during the Saint Paul College instructor’s lectures and holds a support class prior to the Phlebotomy course
  • Certification review course for graduates of the program to help them prepare for the Phlebotomy Technician certification exam
  • Ongoing navigation support from Institute staff to address barriers that arise during the student’s time in the academic program
  • Employability skills and job placement assistance