The Phlebotomy program at LifeShare Blood Center provides comprehensive and in-depth training in all aspects of phlebotomy: blood collection techniques, blood components, history, terminology, quality systems, hospital and blood center settings, and professional demeanor. The Phlebotomy program is a 6-week course offered several times per year. Graduates of the program are awarded a certificate of completion and are eligible to take a national certification examination for phlebotomy. Please see the answers to the Frequently Asked Questions below for additional information.


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          LifeShare Blood Center, established in Shreveport, La. in 1942, regularly supplies blood components and related services to more than 100 medical facilities and hospitals throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. LifeShare is a member of America’s Blood Centers and the American Rare Donor Program, is licensed by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, and accredited by AABB. LifeShare Blood Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community blood bank governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.