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LSUA Awards Certificates to EKG and Phlebotomy Techs

Released: 05/17/2001

<p> Louisiana State University at Alexandria&acute;s Division of Nursing & Health Sciences presented awards of completion to 10 electrocardiographic (EKG) technicians and 13 phlebotomy technician candidates in a ceremony on campus May 17. </p><p> Mrs. Lelia Bordelon, RRT, was the guest speaker for the event. She is the director of the Cardiopulmonary Department of LSU Health Science Center/Huey P. Long Memorial Hospital. She is a registered respiratory therapist and has been employed in healthcare for 23 years. She is also active in advanced cardiac life support education in this area. </p><p> The following students received awards of completion for the EKG Technician Program. They are now eligible to take the National Electrocardiography Certification Examination. </p><p> Alexandria-Janice Weidner </p><p> Cottonport-Julie Larcart </p><p> Georgetown-Amanda Atwell </p><p> Jena-Cherie Steingold </p><p> Marksville- Rebecca Lamartiniere and Vernell Thomas </p><p> Olla-Kimberly Woodward </p><p> Pineville-Charity Funderburk </p><p> Pitkin-Sharon Davis </p><p> Pollock-Tanya Miller </p><p> The following students received awards of completion for the Phlebotomy Technician Program. They are eligible to apply for National Certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. </p><p> Alexandria-Kwanza Sarpy, Shanna Terry, and Deborah Thornhill </p><p> Boyce-Malrick Batts and Amy Carrier </p><p> Bunkie-Ronda Valois </p><p> Glenmora-Brooke Callender </p><p> Jonesville-Kerry Doughty </p><p> Lecompte-Oneather Smith </p><p> Pineville-Laquisha Jackson and Marissa Sanders </p><p> Provencal-Laurie Davis </p><p> Tioga-Penny Bonnette </p>