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PHB160 Foundations of Phlebotomy Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of the role of phlebotomy in the healthcare profession. Includes the role of the phlebotomist within the culture of healthcare, conventions of laboratory organization and structure, the organization and purposes of laboratory departments, and the services a laboratory provides as an essential key to diagnosis. Also includes medical vocabulary, laboratory terminology, and basic anatomy and physiology with a focus on the circulatory system.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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PHB162 Safety Standards in Phlebotomy Credit Hours: 3.00
Study of phlebotomy safety practices and infection control in a laboratory setting. Includes quality controls, procedural controls, processing requirements, and transportation procedures. Also includes patient education, related legal guidelines, OSHA standards, and proper equipment operation.
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Course Corequisites: PHB 164, PHB 166LB
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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PHB164 Professional Practices in Phlebotomy Credit Hours: 3.00
A survey of professional practices in phlebotomy, including values, ethical behavior in the workplace, and workers' rights and responsibilities. Includes stress management, development of positive personal communication skills, and concepts of teamwork. Also includes OSHA and other regulatory requirements.
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Course Corequisites: PHB 162, PHB 166LB
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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PHB166LB Phlebotomy Laboratory Practice Credit Hours: 2.00
Laboratory practice performing phlebotomy and capillary collections, including proper order of draw, labeling, and specimen handling. Includes study of basic storage, transportation, and processing. Also includes proper laboratory conduct and safety.
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Course Corequisites: PHB 162, PHB 164
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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PHB190LC Clinical Internship in Phlebotomy Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Capstone experience for phlebotomy students. Includes an externship in the field where students practice the skills and knowledge they gain during training, such as single and multi-draw venipuncture, capillary draws, storage and transportation of specimens, testing and processing specimens, legal and ethical behaviors and documentation, and professional conduct.
Prerequisite(s): PHB 160, 162, 164 and 166LB.
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Information: Credit hours will vary depending on length of time needed for student to obtain required experience for certification.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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