Online and DVD ROM Programs
Our online and DVD ROM self-study Classes are designed to be
used on your schedule. The courses will provide you with the
same theory presented in our in-person classes. The online
classes offer an added bonus of the class being available to you
24/7 for 6 weeks of enrollment time.
Take us with you! The DVD ROM programs allow you to own a
portable version of our programs to review again and again
online or offline. Both the online and DVD ROM programs allow
you to study at anytime; day or night at your own pace. Courses
available and prices are:
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Our IV Insertion, Central Line Care and Maintenance, and our
Phlebotomy for Nursing Personnel online classes are available
for immediate access! You can register and purchase this class
by clicking on the link above and to go to our shopping cart.
Within moments our system will process your enrollment, send
your confirmation and a download link via email with class
access instructions. Once you have enrolled you will have 6 full
weeks (42 days) of enrollment to complete the program. During
the enrollment period you may access our online programs anytime
of the day or night, 7 days a week at your convenience.
Please note upon successful placement of your
registration and payment for an online program; our automated
system sends more than one email. You'll receive a confirmation
of the initial order placement, payment confirmation, and a
downloads access email that will contain a link to the online
program access file. If you do not receive the downloads access
email within your email program inbox within a few minutes of
completing your order; please check your email SPAM folder for
the email with the subject title: "Downloads Acccess" and your
for more information on our DVD ROM Programs and CNE add on
packages for groups.
Below is a link to allow you to sample some of the content in
one of our online self-study programs. If you like what you see,
sign up to get started today!
here for Sample IV Insertion Self Study
IV Insertion, Phlebotomy, and PICC, Midline, CL Care
Catheter Insertion- 1 - (click on title for flyer) New
to IV insertion? This class gives you the basics. This class
is designed for beginners and those brushing up on IV basics.
This class is approved by the ANA-MAINE to offer 4 contact
hours until Sept. 30, 2013.
This continuing nursing education activity was
approved by ANA-MAINE, an accredited approver by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.
Central Line Care and
Maintenance-1 (click on title for flyer) Program
includes two sessions and a post test for a total of 4 contact
hours. In depth overview of central lines/ central venous
access devices in common use in healthcare. Includes care and
differences in care, and complications of: non-tunneled and
tunneled central lines, ports, and PICC lines. This class is
approved to offer 4 contact hours until July 1st, 2013.
This continuing nursing education activity was
approved by ANA-Maine, an accredited approver by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.
Nursing Personnel- 1 - If you are allowed to perform
phlebotomy in your profession, and you need to learn
phlebotomy skills, but you do not need national
phlebotomy certification- this program may be for you.
This course is led by our National Phlebotomy Association
Certifed Instructor and it includes: two sessions of 2+ hours
each, an online exam/post test, and instuction in venipuncture
and capillary blood sampling techniques, complications, proper
sample handling, & prevention of testing errors. Need
hands on skills? Add our In-Person Phlebotomy Workshop Lab
Class: This class meets once a week in Stratford,
Connecticut for 3 hours for a total of 4 weeks. For details on
the next workshop dates, click
Need national phlebotomy certification? Click
here for our Phlebotomy Certification Class page.
2010 to 2012: 5.5 Contact
Hours are earned. Contact hours are can be offered until
August 31, 2012. There is no commercial support or conflict of
interest for this activity:
This continuing nursing education activity was
approved by the New York State Nurses Association, an
accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
2012 to 2014: Applied for 5.5 Contact Hours
effective from 09/01/2012 to offer until 09/01/2014:
This continuing nursing education activity has
been submitted to ANA-Maine for approval to award contact
hours. ANA-Maine is an accredited approver by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
PHLEBOTOMY FOR NURSING PERSONNEL PROGRAM
Target audience for the Phlebotomy for
Nursing Personnel-1 Program: Nurses, nursing
personnel and other health care professionals that are allowed
to draw blood samples per state regulations as part of their
Purpose: The learner will increase
his/her knowledge of phlebotomy venipuncture, capillary
puncture techniques, common blood tests, and sample handling.
Activity Goals and Objectives Phlebotomy for
the Nursing Personnel-1 Program
- Upon successful completion of this
activity the attendee will be able to:
1: Describe the effects of venipuncture on the vein wall.
2: Describe veins appropriate for phlebotomy procedures.
3: List two devices used for collection of blood samples
4: State the rationale for drawing into tubes in the correct
5: Describe methods to prevent test result errors.
6: Describe three potential complications of a phlebotomy
7: Describe how to choose a viable vein for venipuncture.
8: List two steps in obtaining a blood sample utilizing the
vacutainer or syringe method
9: List two steps of the Skin Puncture technique for capillary
10: Score 75% or better on Phlebotomy test (Phlebotomy for
Nursing Personnel-1 program)
Phlebotomy for Nursing Personnel-1 online
class, webinar, and DVD ROM:
There is no commercial support or conflict of interest for
Enrollment Extension Need more time? As of Fall 2011
(October 1st, 2011), we have doubled the enrollment period
for our short term online class programs to a full 6 weeks (42
days) for all existing and new program registrants with no
increase in fees for the programs (still $99.00). This
applies to: Short IV Insertion-1, Phlebotomy for Nursing
Personnel-1, and the Central Line Care and Maintenance-1
classes. These online class programs are between 4 to 6 hours
total in length, and clients can often complete the programs
within a few days to a week. However, we understand that busy
schedules sometimes interrupt plans to finish a class. To
accomodate this need in addtition to doubling enrollment
periods for these classes, we have added a one time automatic
enrollment extension with a choice of one of three levels of
time for the extension period. This avoids payment of a full
registration fee to to re-enroll in the class. Click
here for an extension. We offer extensions of: 1 week
for $25.00, 2 weeks for $40.00, or 4 weeks for $75.00.
Class Online- If you are a healthcare professional that
would like to learn how to perform phlebotomy procedures, or
you already perform phlebotomy procedures and you'd like to
become certified- this program may be for you. This is an
accelerated online phlebotomy course that covers blood
specimen collection from basic to advanced phlebotomy. This
program can be completed entirely online by program attendees
that can send in proof of completion of 25 successful
venipunctures and 10 capillary (skin) punctures done at the
attendee's place of employment (documented on our forms). PICC
Resource Associates, LLC has been approved by the National
Healthcareer Association (NHA) to administer the NHA
Phlebotomy Technician National Certification Exam. Successful
completion of the course and the clinical requirements
qualifies program participants to sit for the NHA Phlebotomy
Technician National Certification Exam. We can schedule
attendees to take the exam at our office, or at a PSI testing
center near their area. Click
here to view PSI test centers in your area. The program
textbook (printed and ebook) is included at no additional
here for a program flyer.
If you're in an area near our office (Shelton, Connecticut)
and you don't have the ability to perform the venipunctures
and capillary (skin) puncture procedures at your place of
employment; we offer an alternative optional program to meet
the NHA national certification exam venipuncture and capillary
puncture procedure requirements: Our Phlebotomy
In-Person Lab Class program. The In-Person Lab Class is
held in 4 sessions in Stratford, Connecticut. Additional
details on the Phlebotomy In-Person Lab Class Program are
listed on this page in the program description.
PICC Resource Associates, LLC has been
approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) to
administer the National Certification Examination for
Phlebotomy Technician. Students that have completed all
requirements of our Phlebotomy Certification Class are
eligible to take sit for the NHA Phlebotomy Technician
National Certification Exam.
IV Insertion Update- Techniques for Success
Trouble with difficult sticks? This refresher class offers an
overview of industry updates and focuses on techniques for
successful IV catheter insertions.
PICC and Midline Care and Maintenance
Class theory gives in depth overview of assessment and care of
PICC and Midline catheter
Notice: It is the responsibility of the
program attendee to ensure that the course subject matter is
within an attendee's clinical scope of practice prior to signing
up for the program. Completion of the Phlebotomy Certification
Class or the In-Person Phlebotomy Lab Class does not guarantee
that a program participant will pass the NHA Phlebotomy
Technician Certification Exam. Program participants are solely
responsible for their NHA Phlebotomy Technician National
Certification Exam test results and studying the phlebotomy
program material provided in preparation to sit for the NHA
national certification exam. NHA test and/or retest rules and
fees apply. NHA test fees are separate and payable to NHA.
Refund, Exchanges, Returns, and Cancellation
Policies: (Revised Effective May 14th 2012):
Scheduled In-Person Classes - No
refund will be issued for cancellation of an in-person class
fees when the cancellation request is received within 2 weeks
(14 days) or less prior to the scheduled class date. Refunds
can be given for scheduled in-person class dates cancelled by
customers if the cancellation request has been verified by PICC
Resource Associates, LLC as received in writing via email or fax
by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time according to the following
A full refund of the in-person class fee can be issued for
cancellations received within 4 weeks (28 days) or more
prior to the in-person class date of the accepted
A 75% refund of the in-person class fee can be issued for
cancellations received within 21 to 27 days prior to the
in-person class date of the accepted registration.
A 50% refund of the in-person class fee can be issued for
cancellations received within 15 days to 20 days prior to
the in-person class date or dates of the accepted
No refund will be issued for cancellations received within
2 weeks or less (1 to 14 days) prior to the in-person class
date of the accepted registration.
In-Person Classes Exception: An
in-person scheduled class may be cancelled by PICC Resource
Associates, LLC when unable to sufficiently fill class
attendance. If this occurs registrants for the cancelled class
will be notified within 3 to 4 weeks prior to the class start
date and will be offered a choice of either attendance to the
rescheduled class date or a full refund of the class
Exceptions: If PICC Resource
Associates, LLC rejects or denies an application for the
Phlebotomy Certification Program; a refund will be issued to the
applicant for this program in the amount of total fee paid minus
a $50.00 fee charged for application processing.
Online Classes and Programs, and Digital
Media - No refunds or exchanges will be given once a
program application or registration has been accepted by PICC
Resource Associates, LLC or the product has been used, shipped,
or delivered for use such as (but not limited to) printed
textbooks, and digital products such as online, or DVD ROM
Physical Products: Physical
products to be shipped (example: DVD ROMs); if a cancellation is
made in less than 24 hours of an order and the
product has not yet shipped- an order can be cancelled for a
full refund if we are notified within normal business hours.
Enrollment Extensions: The
enrollment period for our short term online class programs is 6
weeks (42 days) for all existing and new program registrants.
Automatic extensions may be granted once for an enrollment
extension fee to extend an existing short term online class
registration. This one time automatic enrollment extension
policy only applies to the following online classes: Short
IV Insertion-1, Phlebotomy for Nursing Personnel-1, and
Central Line Care and Maintenance-1.
Existing registration/ enrollment periods may be
extended for 1, 2, or 4 weeks for an enrollment extension fee.
The fee for a one week extension is: $25.00, for 2 weeks it is
$40.00, and for 4 weeks $75.00. Enrollment extensions are
allowed and automatically approved once. Additional requests
for enrollment extensions are subject to review and require
approval by the online class instructor. A new registration and
full payment for the online class program may be required for
enrollment extension requests beyond 4 weeks.
Transfers: Effective May 14th 2012
we no longer accept transfers between programs or program dates.
See our refund and cancellation policy for refund eligibility
for cancelled in-person class registrations.
Damaged Products: Damaged DVD ROMs
damaged in shipping can be returned for a new DVD ROM if we are
contacted within 2 days of the package arrival date and the DVD
ROM is shipped back to us (postage paid by purchaser) within 7
working days. Once we receive the DVD ROM and confirm that it
is damaged, we will ship a new DVD ROM to the purchaser with
shipping costs paid by us for the replacement DVD ROM.