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Educational Opportunities

Bureau of Public Health Laboratories

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    Mailing Address

    Dept of Health 

    Bureau of Public Health Laboratories 

    1217 N. Pearl Street 

    Jacksonville, FL 32202 


Branch Locations:
Miami Lab:
Phone 305-324-2432
FAX 305-325-2560
Tampa Lab:
Phone 813-233-2203
FAX 813-974-3425

BPHL Continuing Education 

Contributing to a healthier Florida one test at a time
The Bureau of Public Health Laboratories is an authorized Continuing Education Provider for Clinical Laboratorian and Nursing credits and conducts workshops and seminars on a variety of laboratory topics. Courses eligible for Continuing Education credits are also available online, free of charge. There are lots of courses in Florida Train and in CDC TRAIN and some provide CEU credits.  Registration in TRAIN is free and most courses are free.  The link to Florida Train is and the link to CDC TRAIN is  There are links on the homepage to tutorials that will help you to setup an account and take courses.

Starting in the next Licensure Biennium (August 2014 - July 2016), the BPHL will be offering the three mandatory courses for license renewal in FL TRAIN. The three mandatory courses are:

Prevention of Medical Errors
HIV Update
Florida Laws & Rules

Check this site periodically for additional continuing education announcements.