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Location of classroom and training instruction:

7613 Hamilton Avenue

 Cincinnati, OH, 45231

Phone: 513-888-6471

 www.guardianlabsllc.com

phlebotomy101@yahoo.com

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School’s mission is to provide hands-on training to those interested in entering the Phlebotomy Industry through proper education, focused training, and individualized attention to the needs of the students. Also, to guide students to achieve the Certified Phlebotomy Technician Licensure to gain a professional career in the phlebotomy field. The purpose or objective of the Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School is to train highly skilled, well-qualified, and certified phlebotomy technicians who can use their acquired skills to provide a high level of service to the patients they work with within the healthcare industry.

 

 

Certified Phlebotomy Technician Course Description

The only program offered at Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School is the CPT-1 Certification. The National Phlebotomy Certification Program through Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School is a 64-hour program in which students will learn the art of venipuncture. Students will learn both online and hands-on during the course. We will cover anatomy, physiology of blood, equipment, venesection, lab processing, special specimen procurement, OSHA, CLIA, regulations, centrifuging, capillary punctures, etc. Students are required to complete 64 hours of Phlebotomy instruction during this course. They will also be required to pass quizzes and score at least 80% on the exam. Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School is a private institution, that is approved to operate by the Board of Career Colleges and Schools, with that approval we follow state standards.

Instructors Information:

 

Landy Phillips – Founder / Instructor - of Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School and mobile

Certified Senior Phlebotomist of 13 years.

 

 

Office hours: 30 minutes before class or by appointment

phone: (513) 888-6471

email: phlebotomy101@yahoo.com

 

Admission/ Program Completion Requirements:                                                                

To qualify for the Ohio State Phlebotomy License as a CPT1 students must complete the follow with Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School:

  1. Student must be 18 years or older.

  2. State-issued picture identification and social security card.

  3. Provide a High School Diploma or a GED

  4. Pass the Exam with an 80% or higher.

  5. Complete and Sign Enrollment Agreement

  6. Complete 64 hours of class time

  7. Pass the National Exam with a 78% or higher (optional)

  8. Complete the online Ohio Student Disclosure Course

The school does not discriminate based on race, sex, religion, ethnic origin, or disability.    

                                                                                                                                                                                  

Course Cost:

Registration Fee $50.00

Tuition $800.00

Lab Supplies and Textbook $100.00 (included in tuition)

National Exam (optional) $115.00

 

Payment Plans: Students have the option to pay in full or select a payment plan. Payment plans must be paid during the scheduled week. If payment is not submitted then the student must speak with the director of the school for arrangements, which may not be guaranteed, and/or the student may not return until payment is submitted. Attendance policy is effective during leave of absence due to nonpayment.

 

                                                                Payment Plan Option 1                                          Payment Plan Option 2:                                       Payment Plan Option 3:
                                                                Full Course Tuition Due Now: $800                  Registration Fee $50                                            $50 Registration Fee  

                                                               $50 Registration Fee = $850                               Due Week 1: $400                                                Due Week 1: $266.67

                                                                                                                                                    Due Week 3: $400= $850                                Due Week 3: $266.67

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Due Week 5: $266.66 = $850
                        

Student Financial Responsibility:

Students are responsible for any financial obligations incurred while attending the school. No Certificate will be issued to any student with outstanding obligations including tuition or any other fees to the school. Attendance Policy Absence at more than 4 days of the regularly scheduled course sessions will result in the student receiving an incomplete in that course until the material missing has been satisfactorily completed. We will work with students to accommodate schedule problems, including providing make-up options. Tardiness is also documented. Excessive tardiness or absences are cause for dismissal from school. Leave of absence not granted.

 

Granting of Credit:

Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School has not entered into any articulation or transfer agreements with other educational institutions in which they accept credits earned at other educational institutions, nor granted credit for prior experiential learning. Credits earned at other institutions through challenge examinations and achievement tests are not recognized for this phlebotomy program.

 

Placement Awareness/Assistance Employment:

 Is not guaranteed to a student. However, the School does provide its graduates with employment awareness and externship. Assistance will normally encompass the following: Interview preparation, Job search, and assistance in resume preparation.

 

Student’s Right to Cancel and Refund Policy:

As the student you have the right to cancel attendance with Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School and obtain a refund of charges paid through attendance at the first class session, or the tenth day after enrollment, whichever is later. To obtain a refund you must notify the office of Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School before the start of the class. Refunds will occur within 30 days of the notification of cancellation. After 30 days NO REFUNDS will be given.

 The refund amount will be determined by a pro-rated hourly charge based on the number of hours attended and will not include the non-refundable registration fee nor any additional non-refundable charges paid. A refund will be transmitted to the student within 30 days of receipt of a written notice to cancel. If a student completes more than 60% of the course, they will no longer be eligible for any type of refund. Should the course be canceled by Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School, students will be provided written notice of such cancellation.

Refunds shall be made for each course by the following procedures:

1. A student who starts class and withdraws before the academic term is fifteen percent completed will be obligated for 25% of the tuition and refundable fees for the current academic term plus the registration fee.

2.  A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 15% complete but before the academic term is 25% completed will be obligated for 50% of the tuition and refundable fees for the current academic term plus the registration fee.

3. A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 25% complete but before the academic term is 40% completed will be obligated for 75% of the tuition and refundable fees for the current academic term plus the registration fee.

4. A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 40% completed will not be entitled to a refund of the tuition and fees for the current academic term.


**All requests to withdraw must be submitted in writing to phlebotomy101@yahoo.com. We will issue ALL warranted refunds within 30 days of the written request.

Withdraw Policy:

 If more than 60% of the class has been attended, than no refund will be issued. National Exam Fees are fully refundable for students who withdraw and have not attempted the National Exam. Textbooks once distributed to the student are not eligible for a refund.

**All requests to withdraw must be submitted in writing to phlebotomy101@yahoo.com. We will issue ALL warranted refunds within 30 days of the written request.

 

Retention of Student Records:

 Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School will keep the following records on file:

1. Attendance records

2.Enrollment Agreement

3.High School/GED transcript

4.Program and course enrollments

5. Conduct reportsuid21184Student

6.Progress Report and Academic Transcripts

7.Record of Tuition Fees Paid

Student records will be kept at the school facility. Hard copies of student documents will be kept for 5 years in a locked filing cabinet. All student documents and transcripts will also be scanned and saved permanently.

 

Grading Scale

The standard for a student achievement is based on the standard letter grading system A-D, where a “C” grade is the minimum for passing (see below)

A 90-100%

B 80-89%

C 70-79%

D 60-69%

 

Satisfactory Progress

Instructors use various methods of evaluation regarding student progress. These include observation, interview, and testing. Students will receive several (100% or less) grades on the course test and assignments. The grading criteria include exams, quizzes, hands-on skills, simulations, practical assistance, class participation, and attendance. A minimum grade of 80% is required to complete the course.

 *Students are required to have a grade of C or above to sit for the final exam. Any student who needs help is responsible for setting up time to receive that assistance.

 *Students who are performing at 60% or lower will be placed on academic probation for 2 weeks and will need to bring their grade to at least a C to continue in the program. Students who do not have a grade of C and above will be dismissed from the program. Students who wish to re-enroll in the program will be required to start the entire enrollment process as a new student.

 

Attendance Policy:

 Absence of more than 4 days of the regularly scheduled course sessions will result in the student receiving an incomplete in that course. Tardiness is also documented. Excessive tardiness or absences are cause for dismissal from school. Leave of absence not granted.  We will work with students to accommodate schedule problems, including providing make-up options.

 

STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO NOTIFY INSTRUCTOR AT THE SCHOOL

  Phone number: 513-888-6471

 

Non-Attendance

Any student who misses three (3) consecutive class sessions is considered to have officially withdrawn from the school.

 

Probation and Dismissal Policy:

 Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School reserves the right to place a student on probation or dismiss a student for behavior not conducive to a learning environment including but not limited to foul language, inappropriate content viewed in class in electronic or text format, sexual

harassment etc. A student will be given one warning before dismissal from the class. A student dismissed or placed on probation can request in writing or email to be re-admitted to class. Attendance Students must attend ALL 64 hours. There is no grace period for attendance or arrival at the educational facility. Leave of Absence Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School does not have a leave of absence; if the students have extenuating circumstances and require absence will be allowed to make up that time either the next month when the class covers the content they missed.

 

Conduct Policy

Students are expected to maintain professional conduct within the classroom. Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School reserves the right to enact disciplinary procedures (outlined below). The following is a list of behaviors and actions deemed unacceptable and prohibited in the classroom. These examples of impermissible items described below are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School management has full discretion and any violation of the policies or conduct considered inappropriate or unsatisfactory will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from the program.

 Conduct Prohibited:

1. Language / Interpersonal Conduct

    a. Fighting (verbal, physical, electronic) with or assaulting another individual

    b. Threatening or intimidating any other individual by any method (verbal, written, electronic, etc.)

    c. Engaging in any form of harassment (sexual, emotional, etc.)

    d. Using vulgar language, explicit terms, or profanities e. Discussing sensitive topics such as religion, sexual orientation and gender, racial issues, political affiliation, etc.

2. Disruptive Conduct

    a. Use of cell phone for non-emergencies while in class and/or lab

    b. Continually speaking out of turn or disrupting the flow of class with off-topic discussions.

    c. Arriving late to class or leaving early more than twice without prior notification.

3. Safety Disregard

     a. Failing to abide by safety rules and policies.

     b. Refusing to follow the instructor’s directions or being insubordinate.

     c. Failure to adhere to corrections or guidance given by the instructor.

     d. Continued disregard for cleanliness and sanitation protocols

4. Mental / Physical State

    a. Showing up to class in improper attire, wearing inappropriate shoes, or generally unkempt.

    b. Attending class while under the influence of alcohol, illicit drugs, or any other mind / body-altering substance

5. Automatic Dismissal

    a. Possessing firearms or any other weapons in the classroom.

    b. Illegal Activity of any kind

    c. Using, selling, dispensing, or possessing alcohol, illegal drugs, or narcotics on-premises.

   d. Partaking of recreational drugs on school premises

   e. Theft

   f. Being absent for the first 8 hours of the program.

 

COVID-19 Precautions

All students, staff, and visitors have a part to play in keeping Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School safe. Stay home if you are sick! Students with questions and concerns should email phlebotomy101@yahoo.com

 

Emergency Notifications:

The school uses an emergency alert system to provide information on urgent situations such as power outages, weather emergencies, and other incidents related to the safety and security of those at Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School.

 

Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School

2024 CLASS SCHEDULE

 

Session Start Date to End Date

PH4: 10-Jun to19-Jul

PH5: 29-Jul to 6-Aug

PH6: 23- Sept to 01-Nov

PH7: 11-Nov to  20-Dec

Holiday School Closing:

President's Day         * Memorial Day           *Juneteenth

*Independence Day    *Labor Day                   *Election Day

 *Thanksgiving              *Christmas Eve            *Christmas Day

Enrollment Dates:

Approximately 1 week before class starts.

Course Enrollment Date

PH4 : Open – June 7

PH5: July 20-26

PH6: Aug 1- Sept 8

PH7: Sept 20- Nov 7

Grievance Policy

 Every effort is made to maintain open communication between all people associated with the school. The school provides an informal complaint procedure. Students are encouraged to contact the instructor to confidentially discuss any student problem or concern. If any concern or problem cannot be resolved with the instructor, then the school director can be contacted to schedule an appointment. If a student has gone through this informal procedure and does not think the concern has been reasonably resolved, the student may begin the formal complaint procedure.

Formal Academic and Professional Grievance Guideline:

1. Student submits a written complaint to the school Director.

2. Director provides written acknowledgment of the complaint to the student.

3. The director investigates and gives the student a written response, upon completion of the investigation.

4. Students may appeal this decision in writing to the School to the Director of the State Board of Career College and Schools

School Director

Guardian Labs Phlebotomy School

7613 Hamilton Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio 43231

(513) 888-6471

 

Executive Director

State Board of Career College and Schools

30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481

Columbus, Ohio 45215

(877) 275-4219 / (614) 446-2752

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