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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHLEB 101 - Fundamentals of Phlebotomy

6 Credits
Students learn the roles, responsibilities, work flow, and safe practices required in a clinical laboratory. This intense program provides computer-based education along with lectures and hands-on interactive training needed to provide a high level of expertise. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the health care setting, legal and ethical issues, HIPAA regulations, safety precautions and preventions against BBP’s related to phlebotomy practice. Students will apply medical terminology and anatomy and physiology in the healthcare setting. Students will choose appropriate blood collection tubes for tests, perform venipuncture procedures, and assess for complications for special procedures, such as ABO, B/C, GTT and PKU. Students will prepare themselves for the workforce by modeling professional appearance, valuing diversity in the workplace, and communicating effectively and professionally with patients and staff.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of CastleBranch requirements and successfully completed background check.

Course Outcomes
  1. Fulfill the basic functions of a phlebotomist in a professional work environment.