2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PLB-100 Introduction to Phlebotomy

Credits: 2
Contact Hours: Lec 1 Lab 2
Tier Rate: Tier III
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.