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, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. Students who are certified phlebotomists or have recent documented experience as a phlebotomist may request credit for this course. Each request will be considered individually and must be approved by the MLT Program Director.
Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 2.0
Lecture hours: 1.0
Lab hours: 4.0
- Concurrent enrollment in MLAB 1260 required
- A grade of “C” or better is required for graduation.