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Curriculum Code No. 3166
The program prepares students to function as phlebotomists in a variety of health care settings such as hospitals, medical clinics, commercial laboratories, and in other settings where blood is collected from patients. All courses must be passed with a grade of C or better to be placed into an externship which offers students 120 hours of practice in an off-site clinical facility. Students must perform a minimum of 100 successful unaided blood draws during their externship. Graduates are eligible to sit for a national examination to become a certified phlebotomy technician.
Graduates of this program are able to
- Identify the role of a phlebotomist in the clinical laboratory environment;
- Use safe and effective phlebotomy procedures in accordance with laboratory policy;
- Utilize knowledge of pre-analytical variables to reduce complications associated with blood collection; and
- Discuss legal and ethical concerns related to the field of phlebotomy.
|BIOL115 Basic Human Anatomy B,C||3|
|COLL101 College Success Seminar||1|
|MEDA120 Medical Terminology A||3|
|MEDA204 Phlebotomy Procedures & Techniques B||4|
|MEDA205 Medical Law and Ethics||3|
|MEDA287 Phlebotomy Externship B||3|
|Total Credit Hours||17|
A Open for credit by examination
B Course requires prerequisite.
C Placement Testing required.