2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 29, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PLB-100 Introduction to Phlebotomy


Credits: 2
Contact Hours: Lec 1 Lab 2
Students develop knowledge and skills in phlebotomy. Skill development includes performing common blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions. Collection covers vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles, blood cultures and specimen collection on adults, children and infants. The course also emphasizes infection prevention, proper patient identification, quality assurance, specimen handling, order of draw and processing. Prerequisite(s): Selective admission into the course.