Moraine Park wins national phlebotomy training award

by abemis10. March 2014 15:55

Moraine Park Technical College is pleased to announce it has been named a 2013 Best Phlebotomy Education Award Winner by Phlebotomy is the collection of blood samples from patients for various lab tests and procedures, a leading online resource for students searching to become a phlebotomist, recently published its annual list of the top-rated phlebotomy programs across the country. The nominees were voted for and rated over a three-month period at the end of 2013, and winners have been identified based on total ratings and votes received. 

The Best Phlebotomy Education Award recognizes the top phlebotomy programs in 30 states across the United States. Each program was vying to be rated as the best phlebotomy program in each of their respective states. The complete list of the Best Phlebotomy Education Award winners in the U.S. can be viewed here. 

“To determine the winner and top-rate phlebotomy programs, we subjected the programs to a comprehensive voting and rating period,” said Steve Roberts, founder of “There are nearly a 1000 phlebotomy programs nationwide, and that number continues to grow as the demand for health care services continues to expand. Our goal with this awards program is to help identify programs that have tremendous support from current and former students as well as their respective communities. All these programs have shown an immense dedication to helping change the lives of students for the better through their education and mentorship.”

“We are quite honored to have won the Wisconsin award as there are numerous Phlebotomy programs across the state,” Moraine Park’s Kristen Finnel, dean of health and human services, said. “This award further shows the dedication our staff has to providing our students with excellent training.” 

For information about Moraine Park’s Phlebotomy Technician Certificate, visit