covid information and resources - updated 10.28.20
why choose phlebotomy technician?
- blood collection was once the responsibility of the clinical lab technician or technologist, but today phlebotomy has evolved into its own full-time specialty profession.
- a great career choice for those interested in the more technical side of the medical field while still having patient contact.
- phlebotomists perform important, often life-saving work and enjoy variety in their day.
2600 west 5th street
marshfield, wi 54449
stevens point campus
1001 centerpoint drive
stevens point, wi 54481
what you'll learn
mid-state’s phlebotomy technician program teaches blood collecting techniques to provide samples for lab analysis, including venipuncture, skin punctures, and arterial punctures. you will also learn to perform various lab procedures, including specimen processing.
our program is among the few in wisconsin approved by the national accrediting agency for clinical laboratory sciences. the course of study is quick and hands on, with a practicum at a regional health care agency. graduates are prepared to take a voluntary national certification exam.
estimated entire program cost
cost based on the 2020/2021 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $2,150.49
- books: $453.40
- supplies, uniforms, and/or exams: $200.00
- total estimated cost: $2,803.89
financial aid eligibility
this program is not eligible for financial aid.
nichol riedel, bs
nichol earned her bs in medical technology from uw–stevens point with minors in chemistry and biology. she has worked for over 20 years as a medical technologist in various clinical settings to provide patients with accurate test results. in order to keep current with the healthcare industry, she is currently employed in a medical laboratory as casual status, performing lab testing and specimen collection. this ensures her students receive the most up-to-date information.
“i love teaching specimen collection and lab skills! the best part is watching my students progressively grow throughout the duration of the program, becoming true professionals by the time they graduate.”
- laboratory assistant
- blood donor specialist
- clinical lab assistant
- donor phlebotomy technician
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- veterinary assistant
- accreditation information
the mission of the mid-state phlebotomy technician program is to respond to the needs of the community by educating students to become qualified phlebotomy technicians who are competent, ethical, and professional, and who meet the needs of the patient and the organization.
national accrediting agency for clinical laboratory sciences
5600 n. river road suite 720, rosemont, il 60018-5119
773.714.8880 • www.naacls.org
nichol riedel mt (ascp), mid-state phlebotomy technician program director
- phlebotomy lab/practicum clinical affiliations
institution city/state marshfield clinic/marshfield labs marshfield, wi aspirus riverview hospital wisconsin rapids, wi ascension st. michael’s hospital stevens point, wi aspirus doctors clinic wisconsin rapids, wi aspirus stevens point clinic stevens point, wi aspirus wausau hospital wausau, wi aspirus weston clinic weston, wi aspirus medford hospital medford, wi thedacare medical center waupaca, wi krohn clinic black river falls, wi
- accreditation outcomes
outcome mid-state naacls benchmark measurement period graduation rate* 92% 70% 2017–2020 attrition rate 8% n/a 2017–2020 placement rate (related occupations) 100% 70% 2016–2019 placement rate (all occupations) 100% n/a 2016–2019 credentialing exam pass rate** 100% 75% 2016–2019
*graduation rate of those students enrolled in second half of program
**graduates of the program are eligible for credential examination through the american society for clinical pathology’s board of certification.
- additional resources
"the phlebotomy technician program at mid-state was a life-changing experience. it was challenging but engaging with its combination of artful technique and scientific precision."
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