Middlesex Community College’s Phlebotomy Program was recently presented the 2014 Best of Phlebotomy Education Award by PhlebotomyTrainingSpot.com. A free resource for prospective students and career seekers looking for phlebotomy training and jobs, PhlebotomyTrainingSpot.com recognizes the top phlebotomy programs across the U.S.

“We are honored to receive the Best Phlebotomy Education Award,” said Suzanne McHale, Program Coordinator for MCC’s Academy of Health Professions. “Our Phlebotomy Certificate Program trains students to become skilled phlebotomists as well as exceptional healthcare professionals. We hold our students to the highest standards of the field.”

MCC’s Phlebotomy Certificate Program enables students to build the skills necessary to work in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, research settings and reference labs. Students are trained to perform a variety of blood-collection methods using proper techniques and precautions.

The Phlebotomy Certificate Program is part of MCC’s Academy of Health Professions (AHP), which offers short-term training and college-credit courses to prepare students for careers in entry-level health care. Other programs offered as part of AHP include Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Medical Office Administration, Medical Assisting, and a Clinical Lab Assistant Certificate Program.

PhlebotomyTrainingSpot.com recognizes programs with the ability to foster career and personal development in their students. Nominees were rated over a several-month period at the end of 2014 and winners were identified based on total ratings, program reputation and accreditations.

For more information about MCC’s Phlebotomy Certificate Program, contact Suzanne McHale at mchales@middlesex.mass.edu or 978-322-8412.

Middlesex Community College meets the evolving educational, civic and workforce needs of our local and global communities. As one of the largest, most comprehensive community colleges in the state, we educate more than 13,000 students annually on our campuses in Bedford and Lowell, and online. MCC offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs, plus hundreds of noncredit courses. At Middlesex, everyone teaches, everyone learns.