I sat with Ms. Bridgette, the admissions counselor and was pitched a program for Phlebotomy. I was told I would receive 100 "sticks" and 25 dema punctures, these are required to sit for the licensing exam. There were only two students for the class, and we were thrown into the Medical Assistant class. We were provided no seperate instruction, we were not given our own lab time with which to practice and produce the required amount of "sticks", our hours were not handled or kept track of efficiently, and the externship we were sold as a part of the program did not exist.
At this time, I am completed with my coursework, and am sitting at home while they google "phlebotomy", make phone calls, leave messages, and wait for responses. I was told the externship would run concurrently and smoothly from the coursework and given a completion date which was not, and still is not, met. They have NO relationships with any medical facilities for extern placement and I was lied to on this premise. The sites they had relationships with in the past have been severed due to the students being sent having hygene issues, being unprofessional, cursing out the staff onsite, being incompetent, and lacking the ability to present themselves in a manner which any doctor's office or hospital wanted to be associated with.
This program is a scam. Plain and simple. There is no program set up for phlebotomy, and the school is not in a position to be selling or marketing it. Their interest, as with many of these "tech schools" set up in South Florida, is to get the student signed up, get a non refundable depsoit from them, and get them started to the point that they are well invested in the program, and then figure out how they will deliver on their lies later. When there is no way possible for them to deliver, apologize profusely, make more promises about how this will be resolved, and not deliver on any of them either. Anyone reading this report needs to be well advised about this school and possibly ANY programs they offer. You will be lied to, you will be massaged with misinformation, you will have your money taken from you, you will not be given what you paid for, and you will be unemployable still at the end of a mentally exhausting process. Do NOT go to this school even for one tour or one line of lies. Save your time, save your money, and take your interest to another school if you can find one.