Theoretical and Clinical Aspects of Phlebotomy (PBT105)

4.5 Semester Hours

This course prepares the student for the role of phlebotomy technician. Instruction in human structure and function of the peripheral vascular and circulatory systems, specimen collection, specimen processing and handling, and laboratory operations is included. The student is also taught legal and ethical issues related to phlebotomy and specimen collection, infection control and OSHA requirements.

Prereq: Reading assessment.

Recommended Coreq: COM125; HIT105 or HIT110.

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