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Phlebotomy Technology

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
PBT 100 5 2 0 6
Prerequisite

Enrollment in the Phlebotomy Technology program and DRE 098

Corequisite

PBT 101

Description

This course provides instruction in the skills needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the theoretical comprehension of phlebotomy techniques. 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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