ALH 1113 Clinical Phlebotomy
Introduction to the fundamental and clinical methods and practices of phlebotomy, including basic hematology, venipuncture and microcollection techniques, along with routine processing and special testing procedures. One classroom, three lab hours per week.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Allied Health
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
- Demonstrate an awareness of clinical complications and symptoms which may be exhibited by patients during the blood sample collection process.
- Identify the basic components of the circulatory system, including blood cells and precursors.
- Identify the instruments, equipment and supplies utilized in the collection, identification and processing of blood samples.
- Demonstrate competency in the use of microcollection techniques in obtaining blood samples.
- Demonstrate competency in the use of venipuncture techniques in obtaining blood samples.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the special procedures and tests associated with the use of blood as a diagnostic entity.
Credit Hours: 2
Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 3