HPS 118 : Fundamentals of Phlebotomy
This course is designed to train individuals to collect and process blood and other clinical specimens for laboratory testing and to interact with health care personnel, clients, and the general public. Presentation includes equipment and additives, basic anatomy, and techniques for safe and effective venipuncture. The phlebotomy clinical will be a supervised practicum within the clinical setting that provides laboratory practice in phlebotomy. Emphasis will be placed on collection techniques, specimen processing, work flow practices, referrals, and utilizing laboratory information systems. This course will prepare individuals to write the Phlebotomist Certification Examination.
As required by program.