Phlebotomy Externship (PBT297)
1.5 Semester Hours
Combining academic credit with professional experience, this externship allows students to learn about, observe and work in the phlebotomy field. It provides the student with 120 hours of hands-on experience provided at a site within the community. The student is afforded an opportunity to perform a minimum of 100 successful venipunctures and 25 successful skin punctures, per certification requirements. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 semester hours on a space-available basis; 1.5 semester hours may apply to the phlebotomy certificate.
Prereq: Reading assessment; C or better in PBT105; COM125 or concurrent enrollment; HIT105 or HIT110 or concurrent enrollment; American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers; physical examination; completion of two-step tuberculosis test; proof of current immunization status.