Phlebotomy (PLAB)

PLAB 1223  Phlebotomy  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course covers skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. It includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. It covers infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.

Course Type: Technical