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Phlebotomy

PLAB 1023 - Phlebotomy (162 Hrs)

This course prepares for skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods, using proper techniques and universal precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, and accessioning. Topics include professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. Demonstrate knowledge of infection control and safety; demonstrate understanding of quality assurance and the importance of specimen collection in the overall patient care system; and demonstrate knowledge of collection equipment, various types of additives used, special precautions necessary, and substances that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood constituents. Demonstrate proper techniques to perform venipuncture and capillary puncture on adults, children, and infants; and demonstrate the knowledge of requisitioning specimen transport and specimen processing.

Prerequisite: Background Check (www.precheck.com)

Hep B Shot series (Plan ahead! This shot series takes six months)

 

Course/CRN Dates Day/Time Payment Deadline
PLAB 1023 8/9 - 9/20 Sat/8-5pm 9/5/2014

PLAB 1060 



 

9/22-11/14

 


 

M-F/Various



 


 

 

 
 
 

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Healthcare Contact:
Angel Orozco
 aorozco@alamo.edu 

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