PLAB 1223 - Phlebotomy

Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.

Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 2.0
Lecture hours: 1.0
Lab hours: 4.0


  • Will be offered to non-MLT majors. Anyone completing these courses with a grade of C or better will be eligible to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology ASCP Board of Certification examination for Phlebotomy
  • Acceptable scores in college readiness exam, pre-entrance health exam, documentation of required immunizations, pass drug screen, pass criminal background check, documentation of CPR for Healthcare Providers from American Heart Association.

Last updated: 02/21/2020