Jul 19, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
  
2023-2024 College Catalog
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HSCI 140 - Phlebotomy and Specimen Collection Technician


Credits: 3
This course introduces the methods and techniques of phlebotomy by providing skills necessary to perform proper venipuncture and capillary puncture (fingerstick) techniques for obtaining human blood specimens and other methods of collecting body specimens within a health care facility or laboratory setting while complying with OSHA Standards. In the laboratory setting, the student will work with various devices to collect blood, urine, stool, and other body specimens to perform waived Tests and Point of Care Testing (PoCT).Students will also learn normal blood values and methods for assessing blood components. Upon successful course completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Certificated Phlebotomy Technician Exam. Lab fee required



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