Phlebotomy Technician

Code: W21-301
Price: $1,999.00
Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, must be able to SPEAK and WRITE fluent English, High School diploma or GED
Instructor: Diane M. Distolfo, MLS (ASCP)
Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM
Start Date: March 10, 2021
Fees: $1,999.00
Number of Class Meetings: 12 Weeks

PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN - 

This course will provide both theory and practical skills required for a student to perform both routine and challenging veni-puncture and capillary skin puncture collections. In addition, collection, processing, and distribution of lab specimens according to standard procedures will be presented.

The course lectures and labs will emphasize laboratory safety standards, legal and ethical behaviors, HIPAA, and quality control.

The course includes an overview of human anatomy (circulatory system), basic hematology, and micro-collection techniques. Upon successful completion of this course and Phlebotomy Lab skills class, the student will have entry-level skills to perform as a phlebotomy technician.

*After passing this class, students will be required to complete a 120 hr Clinical Externship at one of our affiliated hospitals or clinic sites.

*At the completion of both the class and the Externship, students will be eligible to sit for a National Certification Examination.


 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to:

Perform as an entry level phlebotomy technician.

Perform veni-punctures and capillary skin punctures.

Perform standard procedures in the collection, processing, and distribution of lab specimens.

Understand the role and function of phlebotomy in the overall care of a client.

Explain and summarize the basic components of a clinical and/or medical record.

Describe and recognize safety standards, legal and ethical behaviors, and quality control related       

  to phlebotomy.                                               

Demonstrate proper procedures for requisitioning, collection, processing and Transport of Laboratory specimens

 Required Text: Phlebotomy Simplified, Third Edition, Diane Garza and Kathleen Becan-McBride

                      ISBN-13  978-0-13-471834-7, www.pearson.com 

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