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Phlebotomy Practicum

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
PBT 101 0 0 9 3
Prerequisite

Enrollment in the Phlebotomy Technology program

Corequisite

PBT 100

Description

This course provides supervised experience in the performance of venipuncture and microcollection techniques in a clinical facility. Emphasis is placed on patient interaction and application of universal precautions, proper collection techniques, special procedures, specimen handling, and data management. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings. This is a certificate-level course.

Credit by examination is not available for this course because of the nature of the course and in some cases safety requirements in the use of equipment. Any exceptions must be with the approval of the department chairperson.

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