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.
Note: Each student is required to carry a personal health insurance policy. Proof of insurance is due by the fourth week of an 8-week PBT105 Theoretical and Clinical Aspects of Phlebotomy class, or by the seventh week of a 16-week PBT105 Theoretical and Clinical Aspects of Phlebotomy class.