Phlebotomy

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

PHBC 110R : Phlebotomy

This course is designed to provide the student with theoretical and introductory technical skills of a phlebotomist. This course covers topics of anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, medical terminology, structures of the health care system and laboratory, safety, types of laboratory analyses, equipment, sources of error and medico-legal issues surrounding the practice of phlebotomy. Specimen collection techniques focusing on safe and accurate skill development will be emphasized.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Matriculation in Phlebotomy Program or Permission of Instructor

PHBC 190R : Phlebotomy Internship

After completion of PHBC 110R, the student will spend 135 hours in a clinical environment becoming proficient with the responsibilities and skills of a phlebotomist while under the supervision of qualified personnel in an accredited clinical laboratory.

Other/Internship Hours: 3 contact hours (135 total clock hours)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Matriculation in the Phlebotomy Program