Introduces students to the practice of phlebotomy and the role of the phlebotomist as part of the healthcare team. Students will become familiar with phlebotomy equipment and learn about basic blood collection procedures. Students will identify medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology related to phlebotomy. Students will learn about specimen collection procedures, safety protocols, quality control, and regulatory compliance related to the role of a phlebotomist. This is an online course with embedded skills demonstrations to help prepare students for the in-person skills lab.
Perform venipuncture, capillary puncture, and specimen processing. This course is designed to provide students with active-learning experiences and hands-on training necessary to develop the skills of an entry-level phlebotomist. The student will learn the procedures performed by a phlebotomist and will become familiar with different types of equipment and techniques applied. Instruction on laboratory safety and standards will be emphasized.
Introduces professionalism in the healthcare setting and prepares students for clinical placement.
This course is designed to support the transition from practicum to employment by exploring nationally recognized credentialing options, summarizing essential skills related to phlebotomy, and finalizing professional portfolio for employment.
Provide hands-on experience in a supervised and accredited laboratory or clinical environment, providing the opportunity for students to apply practical skills and knowledge learned in previous courses and gain professional experience in a healthcare environment.
Vaccination records for Tdap, MMR, Varicella, Hep B, COVID-19. Completed criminal background check, drug screen, and BLS CPR card through the American Heart Association
Prerequisites: PHB-110, PHB-112, and PHB-115