Continuing Education

This 220-hour course provides students class/lab/clinical instruction in blood sampling and specimens for laboratory analysis. Upon completion, students are eligible to take the ASCP National Certification Exam.

Estimated Program Cost

Tuition: $219
Background Check and Drug Screen: $125
Books: estimated $115.00
Name Badge: $10.98 plus tax
Proper Uniform for Clinical: $47.96 plus tax
Immunizations: Vary
BLS Class: $80.00
ASCP Exam: $125.00

*All prices are subject to change

View an explanation of registration fees

Prerequisites

  1. Current BLS card.
  2. Two matching government ID cards (Photo driver’s license/social security card/military or passport).
  3. High School Diploma/HSE/ High School Transcript – if not must pass reading test.
  4. High School Students require a Dual Enrollment Form signed by principal before first day of class.

Admission Process

vials for blood collectionTo register, bring copies of the following to the Registration/Orientation:

  • Your completed Registration Form (PDF)
  • A copy of your High School diploma or equivalent*
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Current HealthCare Provider CPR card**
  • Social Security Card

*If you have not completed high school or have a GED, you must take a reading placement test (PDF).

(High School students must complete a dual enrollment form.)

**You must be certified in BLS (CPR) for Healthcare Providers for this class. Please call (919) 209-2522 to register.

BLS (CPR) is offered the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Cost is $80.00.

Please note: Class space is limited and enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis.
Please be advised that clinical hours are during the day (7:00  a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Upcoming Classes

MLA-3022-01P October 3 - January 26, Mon./Thurs. 6:00 - 9:00 Blended/Online and clinical times TBA, Cleveland Campus, 005/006 classroom.

MLA-3022-02P Blended/Online January 10 – April 19 T/W 18:00 – 21:00 PM and clinical times TBA. Smithfield Campus

MLA-3022-01U Blended/Online March 6 – June 22, M/TH, 18:00-21:00 PM and clinical times TBA. Cleveland Campus

MLA-3022-01F Blended/Online May 9 – Aug. 23, T/W 18:00 – 21:00 PM and clinical times TBA. Smithfield Campus

Information

First contact:

Lori Collier
Administrative Assistant to Nurse Aide Programs
919-464-2368
lecollier @johnstoncc.edu

If no reply within 24 hours, please contact Connie Grady.

Connie H. Grady
Department Chair of Health Education and Nurse Aide Programs
Public Safety Services J1130
(919) 464-2355
chgrady@johnstoncc.edu