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Catalog and Student Handbook 2021 - 2022

PHL 1020 Phlebotomy Basics

This course explores the principles of phlebotomy and the advanced topics necessary to become certified and employed as a phlebotomist in the medical setting. Topics covered include equipment and supplies needed for venipuncture, the venipuncture procedure, pre-analytical errors, specimen processing, and capillary blood sample collection. This course also included EKG testing, non-blood specimens, point of care testing (POC), and arterial puncture.