Phlebotomy School

The Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Phlebotomy Training Program is an 6-week program with a strong focus on practical experience. Most of the students’ time will be spent in the lab with patient subjects so the student develops real life experience and confidence in their phlebotomy skills.

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital has a reputation for quality instruction in many healthcare fields. We aim to assist students in the development of good judgment, effective interpersonal skills and technical skills, which will enable students to function competently as a phlebotomist. Once you have completed this program, you will have new and enhanced skills that will enable you to join the workforce as a highly competent and skilled phlebotomist.

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Completed applications can be hand delivered in an envelope to the Laboratory, located on the 1st floor of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, ATTN: Jessica Aguillard, or mailed to:

LCMH Pathology Department
c/o Jessica Aguillard
1701 Oak Park Boulevard
Lake Charles, LA 70601

2019 Class Dates

Deadline to Apply


Acceptance Notice

Pre-Employment Process

April 22 – May 31

March 21

March 25 – 27

March 28

March 29 – April 18

July 1 – August 9

May 30

June 3 – 5

June 6

June 7 – June 28

August 26 – October 4

July 25

July 29 – 31

August 1

August 2 – August 23

November 4 – December 13

October 3

October 7 – 9

October 10

October 11 – November 1


Will I become a Certified Phlebotomist after completing the course?

The Phlebotomy course at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital consists of a two-part training program, including classroom lectures and clinical practice. Upon graduating, students earn a “Certificate of Completion” for the successful completion of all program components and are granted eligibility to sit for the ASCP Board of Certification Phlebotomy Technician examination.

How do I obtain a Phlebotomy license in the state of Louisiana?

Successful completion of the ASCP Board of Certification Phlebotomy Technician examination allows individuals to apply for a Louisiana Phlebotomy Technician license through the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME).

What is the cost of tuition for the Phlebotomy Training Program? Are there any other associated costs?

Tuition and fees for an individual student is $800 and includes all training materials. There are two payment options:

  1. Pay in full upon acceptance
  2. $400 payment upon acceptance, $400 payment by midterm (beginning of Week 4)

Students are also responsible for supplying their own uniforms.

What is the required dress code for students?

The selected uniform for students is solid pewter scrubs. Uniforms are to be worn daily to clinicals and classroom lectures. Students will also be issued a Lake Charles Memorial Hospital name badge, which must be worn at all times while on campus. All students must adhere to the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Dress Code Policy..

Classroom & Clinical Schedule – 6 Week Course

*All dates and times are subject to change without notice.*

Week 1, Day 1

Department Orientation

Monday, April 15

9:30a – 2:00p

Week 1, Day 2 – 4

Lecture & Clinical

Tue-Thu, April 16-18

8:00a – 2:30p

Week 2, Day 5-9

Lecture & Clinical

Mon-Fri, April 22-26

8:00a – 2:30p

Week 3, Day 10-11

Lecture & Clinical

Mon-Tue, April 29-30

8:00a – 2:30p

Week 3, Day 12-13

Lecture Review & Clinical

Wed-Thu, May 1-2

8:00a – 2:30p

Week 4, Day 14-18


Mon-Fri, May 6-10

6:00a – 12:30p

Week 5, Day 19-22


Mon-Thu, May 13-16

6:00a – 12:30p

Week 6, Day 23-24

Clinical & Review

Mon-Tue, May 20-21

6:00a – 12:30p

Week 6, Day 25

Clinical & Competency Assessment

Wednesday, May 22

6:00a – 12:30p

Week 6, Day 26

Clinical & Course Completion

Thursday, May 23

6:00a – 12:30p

For questions concerning this program, please contact Jessica Aguillard at