Feb 23, 2024  
2022-23 Academic Catalog 
2022-23 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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HSC-180 - Phlebotomy Technician

3 credits

An overview and introduction of basic skills as used in specimen handling and phlebotomy. This course is designed to prepare an individual to perform venipuncture and capillary puncture in order to obtain blood specimens for diagnostic procedures. The course will include anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, safety considerations, confidentiality, communication, quality control, collection, transport and processing of all specimens types received in the clinical laboratory.

A School of Health and Patient Simulation course fee will be charged to students who enroll in this course (this fee is in addition to the per-credit tuition and fees).

Prerequisite(s): High school diploma or G.E.D. Current health insurance. Have a valid email address and regular access to a computer. Current CPR Certification. CORI/SORI Verification. Be 18 years of age. Be of good mental and physical health and be able to lift and carry 20 pounds. Be a U.S. Citizen or have a legal right to work in the U.S. Current Medical Liability Insurance (submitted after acceptance into program). 11 Panel Urine Drug Screen- Negative within nine months from the start of class, may be subject to additional screenings during course. Completion of physical examination and college health requirements including documentation of required vaccinations.

Corequisite(s): HSC-180L  HSC-185  

Course previously known as: SMC-180

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