MEDA230 Phlebotomy Externship

Department of Business Studies: Medical Assisting

I. Course Number and Title
MEDA230 Phlebotomy Externship Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
4 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
Completion of 160 Externship hours
IV. Prerequisites
Completion of all courses in the Phlebotomy Certificate program with a C or better and permission of the Department of Business Studies
V. Other Pertinent Information
Students must meet with an Office Administration faculty advisor. Site placement could be based on CGPA. Prior to Externship placement, students must submit:
  1. A "Request for Criminal Record Check"
  2. Child Abuse Clearance Form
  3. Certification of Health Status
  4. Certification in CPR: Health Care Provider
  5. Verification of Liability Insurance
  6. Application for BCCC Student I.D. Badge
VI. Catalog Course Description
The student is required to perform 160 hours of clinical practice at an affiliated clinical training site. Periodic meetings between the College's Externship Coordinator and student are held to review actual experience and observation in the light of theory and skills learned academically.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    1. Course
    2. Students will
      1. perform venipunctures and capillary punctures;
      2. collect quality blood specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis;
      3. demonstrate proper techniques of collection, transport and requisitioning of blood specimens; and
      4. display a professional image.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    Previous learned competencies in BIOL115, MEDA120, MEDA204, and MEDA205 will be performed while working in at a clinical site.
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    1. Course
    2. The assessment of course learning goals will be based on employer evaluations and written assignments.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course format.

Review/Approval Date - 11/02; Revised 4/05; Revised 12/2009; Archived 9/2014