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HLT* 141 Techniques of Phlebotomy


Credits: 4

This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge to function as a phlebotomist. Topics include: the role of the phlebotomist and other allied health professionals; legal issues including confidentiality; interpersonal skills among health care providers; anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system. Blood collection techniques will include venipuncture by vacutainer system, syringe, and winged-infusion methods as well as capillary puncture procedures, special collections and complication. Other topics include: the clinical laboratory department and tests performed within the various departments; specimen collection, handling and transportation procedures as well as quality assurance and infection control and safety procedures.
Prerequisite: MED* 125  (may be taken concurrently)



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