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PHBC110R Phlebotomy - 2 Class Hours/2 Lab Hours/3 Credits
This course is designed to provide the student with theoretical and introductory technical skills of a phlebotomist. This course covers topics of anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, medical terminology, structures of the health care system and laboratory, safety, types of laboratory analyses, equipment, sources of error and medico-legal issues surrounding the practice of phlebotomy. Specimen collection techniques focusing on safe and accurate skill development will be emphasized. (Prerequisite: Matriculation in Phlebotomy Program or Permission of Instructor)
PHBC190R Phlebotomy Internship - 3 Credits (3 weeks, full time)
After completion of Phlebotomy (PHBC 110R) the student will spend no fewer than 100 hours and no greater than 120 hours in a clinical environment becoming proficient with the responsibilities and skills of a phlebotomist while under the supervision of qualified personnel in an accredited clinical laboratory. (Prerequisite: PHBC110R and matriculation in the Phlebotomy Program)