- by SPM-RN Oct 25, '05Random question...does anyone know of any phlebotomy training programs in Maine? Ive been searching high and low...no luck yet
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- Nov 26, '05 by Sadie04Maine Medical center in Portland has a program that my sister attended.
- Dec 18, '05 by StudentNurseAbbyA lot of hospitals in my area will train you on the job, if you're wanting to work as a phlebotomist, if you just want to be trained, I'm not sure.
- Dec 30, '05 by JPineAlmost every hospital up here has some sort of phlebotomy training program for their nurses. I'm assuming that you are a nurse or will be one soon.
- Jan 10, '06 by mrsmoroCheck your local Adult Education Centers. That is normally where they are held. They are starting one at the end of this month in Mexico, Maine.
- Dec 7, '06 by melodyrichI am currently a phlebotomist at MMC. I have worked in this field (on and off) for the past 23 years. MMC does have a training programme for Phlebs,...but it is for people hired by NorDx (the hospital's lab). You best bet is to go through SMCC.
However, going through a formal phlebotomy class is not necessary to work as a phleb.
- Sep 29, '08 by cjcsoon2brnI know this is an old thread but if anyone is still interested I would try to look at adult learning centers or community colleges that are in your area. Some hospitals will offer on the job training for phlebotomy but you usually have to be an employee of the hospital first before you can get that kind of training. Those would be the first places that I would look. If all else fails you could call a local hospital and ask someone in the lab where they would recommend looking for training, they may know of some training programs that you don't know about or be able to get you in contact with someone who does. Good luck!!