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|HLTH 1240 - Phlebotomy
Prerequisite: HLTH 1215, admission to the Phlebotomy program or admission to the Medical Assisting program or permission of the Phlebotomy program coordinator.
This course introduces and reinforces the theory and practice of phlebotomy. Students will become familiar with the evacuated tube, syringe, butterfly, and capillary methods of blood collection. The course also introduces point-of-care testing and CLIA waived laboratory test procedures along with collection, processing, and handling of nonblood and blood samples. It explores errors in the pre-analytical process and their effect on laboratory results. Laboratory procedures include venipuncture, capillary puncture, and point-of-care testing.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours
Schedule Types: Lab, Independent Study, Lecture, Online, Telecourse, Teleweb
Health Technologies Division
Multi-Skilled Health HLTH Department
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
(Credit level HLTH 1210 Minimum Grade of C or Credit level HLTH 1210 Minimum Grade of TR or Credit level HLTH 1215 Minimum Grade of C) and Phlebotomy Program Admit 1 and Phlebotomy Program Admit 1
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