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If your facility seeks a convenient and affordable alternative to sending staff offsite for high-quality phlebotomy education, the Center’s Director can deliver a customized in-service or workshop at your facility.


“When you came and spoke to our staff, the lecture profoundly influenced them. They actually stated to me that the next day they carried out their duties with a completely new attitude towards the importance of their job, their obligation to the patient, and quality of their work.”
Donna Johnson
Laboratory Performance Improvement/Safety Coordinator
South Jersey Healthcare
Bridgeton, New Jersey

“Excellent presentation.”
Don Shumate
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

“Very high quality presentation... time well spent.”
Kara Watts
Research Coordinator
Psychiatric Hospital of Vanderbilt
Nashville, TN

“Very pleased. Excellent evaluations!”
Leslie Dalton
Yuma Regional Medical Center
Yuma, AZ

“After attending [Mr. Ernst’s] informative presentations, many of our participants were inspired to re-examine and improve existing blood collection policies, procedures, and practice within their facilities. Mr. Ernst has proven himself to be a valued resource to those in pursuit of phlebotomy excellence.”
Lisa O. Ballance, BSMT(ASCP)
Regional Laboratory Consultant/Event Organizer
North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health

“Excellent Presentation! So refreshing to see someone with so much passion for phlebotomy....”
Miriam Arnaut
Kaiser Permanente, Denver

“An excellent presentation that exceeded my expectations.”
Elizabeth Randall, BSN, RN
Unit Educator
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

“(I have received) lots of positive feedback from many areas of patient care. We hope to have another in-service in the future.”
Barb Parkhill, MT(ASCP)
Assistant Laboratory Director
Hannibal Regional Hospital
Hannibal, Missouri

“Excellent! I wish we had this [in-service] a long time ago! Everyone really enjoyed the class and found it very helpful.”
Jane Orf, RN
Connecticut Staffing Works
Waterford, Connecticut

“You did a great job of making it interesting and applicable to many backgrounds and levels of knowledge.”
Karen Jepperson
Sanford Laboratories

Our in-services run 60–90 minutes, depending on the topic.

Some suggested phlebotomy presentations include:

  • Troubleshooting Hemolysis
  • What’s Wrong With Our Potassiums?
  • Protecting Your Lab From Phlebotomy-Related Lawsuits
  • Minimizing Preanalytical Errors in Specimen Collection
  • Products and Practices for Needlestick Prevention
  • Mastering Pediatric Phlebotomy
  • Top Ten Preanalytical Threats to Accurate Results
  • Safety Survey: Are you Safe? Are your Patients?
  • What Every Phlebotomist MUST Know!
  • What the Standards Say About...

In-Service Fees:

$1800/day, includes up to four 60–90-minute presentations, plus travel-related expenses (i.e., coach airfare, lodging, ground transportation, parking, meals on location and in transit).

Onsite Hands-On Workshops

Looking for a one-day hands-on workshop with a practical component? Our intense Phlebotomy Workshop provides basic venipuncture training to healthcare professionals who want to be taught with rigid adherence to the standards. The multi-media workshop consists of lecture, video, demonstration, and one-on-one instruction using a training model that simulates a life-like venipuncture experience. This workshop is not a substitute for comprehensive training and does not promise proficiency, but teaches the basics with a hands-on practice under the supervision of reputable authorities in the field of phlebotomy. Workshop duration: 6–8 hours. Click here for the workshop outline that can be customized for your specific needs.

Workshop Fees:

Up to 6 participants: $1800 plus travel-related expenses. For more than 6 participants contact us for a quote. To discuss Mr. Ernst’s availability please contact us.