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Upchurch Completes Phlebotomy Technician Program

Posted On: Friday, April 13, 2018

Carly Upchurch, a senior at Clinton County ATC, has successfully completed the Phlebotomy Technician Program and is now a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. Carly started her coursework in the Phlebotomy program as a Freshman and was granted the opportunity to complete her Internship this school year at Dr. Peddicord's office.  Carly successfully completed the National Healthcareer Association Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam this week, allowing her to earn the Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) certification from the national Healthcare Association.  This is a great accomplishment and Carly will have the credentials needed to embark on a rewarding healthcare career. Hospitals, laboratories and other employers have an increasing demand for phlebotomists. A Phlebotomy Technician (Phlebotomist) is an integral member of the medical laboratory team whose primary function is the collection of blood samples from patients by venipuncture or micro-techniques. Carly is the daughter of Pattie and Adam Upchurch and plans to attend Western Kentucky University and pursue a degree in Dermatology.  Carly is pictured here with CCATC Health Science Instructors Billie Frye and Ashley King.

CCATC Senior Carly Upchurch has successfully completed the Phlebotomy Technician Program and is now a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.





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