PLEASE NOTE:  The Office of Laboratory Services DOES NOT offer phlebotomy training for phlebotomy certification.

Interested in becoming a phlebotomist or medical laboratory practitioner?

Although the Office of Laboratory Services does not offer phlebotomy training, the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) maintains a list of all online laboratory programs, which can be found HERE.

To see all accredited laboratory programs, please visit the NAACLS website HERE.

Check out this list of schools and certificate programs within WV.
Click HERE for more information.

Correspondence Courses (Continuing Education)

Correspondence courses may be purchased to earn continuing education which can be used to meet WV CLP Licensure renewal requirements.  The links below provide information about each of the courses we currently offer.  Courses may be purchased by printing the brochure and mailing the course request and a check to our office.  You may also enroll and pay online using the link below.  In order to earn continuing education credits, you must return your completed test to this office and pass with 70% or greater.  Please note ... courses can only be taken once in a three year period.

PLEASE NOTE: These courses were designed solely to provide the required continuing education hours for the WV Clinical Laboratory Practitioner's License and have not been approved by laboratory certification agencies or other professional boards to satisfy renewal requirements.  Contact your certifying agency or licensing board for more information regarding their CE requirements.

Click HERE to purchase a Correspondence Course Online
You will not immediately receive your course materials electronically.  Correspondence Courses are manually processed by our office.  Please allow 2 weeks for this office to process training requests and grade submitted tests.

Body Fluids Course Brochure
Following Manufacturer's Instructions Course Brochure

Newborn Screening Blood Collection DVD Loan Program

The Office of Laboratory Services' Training Section works with our Newborn Screening Lab to provide free training to hospital personnel who collect newborn screening blood samples.  Through our DVD loan program, facilities can borrow the Clinical and Laboratories Standard Institute produced DVD "Making a Difference Through Newborn Screening: Blood Collection on Filter Paper" which is based on CLSI Standard NBS01-A6.  This 30-minute video provides detailed information on preparing to take a sample, sample collection and sample submission.  To request a loan, print and complete the order form below.
Newborn Screening Blood Collection Training DVD Request Form

Newborn Screening Blood Collection Online Video

A short online video for how to collect newborn screening blood samples is available below.  This video is focused on sample collection and is not as extensive as the CLSI DVD.  The following video was produced to be in compliance with a small part of the CLSI Standard NBS01-A6.

Laboratory Preparedness Reference

The Clinical Laboratory Preparedness and Response Guide (Blue Book) contains multiple sections of valuable reference materials for the clinical laboratory.  This resource is available for free at the link below. 
Clinical Laboratory Preparedness and Response Guide (Blue Book)

Contact Information

WV Office of Laboratory Services
ATTN: Training & Evaluation Section
167 Eleventh Avenue
South Charleston, WV  25303

Training & Evaluation Support Secretary

Amy Grandstaff
Phone: 304-558-3530 extension 58904
Fax: 304-746-0658

Training & Evaluation Supervisor

Dana Stillwagon, MLS(ASCP)CM

Phone: 304-558-3530 extension 58916
Fax: 304-746-0658