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HEAL 223 - Phlebotomy

5 Credits
The Community Health and Wellness program prepares students to become dedicated health and wellness professionals helping to deliver quality caregiving to the public in an increasingly electronic, global and culturally diverse environment.

Course Note This course teaches phlebotomy skills to students enrolled the the Community Health & Wellness program

Quarters Typically Offered

Designed to Serve Students enrolled in the Community Health & Wellness program or those needing venipucture training
Active Date 2012-07-24

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 15
Contact Hours: Lecture 22 Lab 66 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 88
Invasive Procedure Used Yes

Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
- Phlebotomy Equipment and technique Patient preparation Performing safe venipuncture Specimen Processing Proper Procurement, storage, and handling Processing and sending specimens to a laboratory Privacy Law & HIPAA Advanced Collection procedures A. Evacuated tube system B. Butterfly Method C. Syringe Method D. Capillary Puncture Blool drawing procedures from special patient populations. A. Pediatric B. Geriactic

Student Learning Outcomes
Explain the concepts of quality control and assurances in the medical laboratory

Explain the rationale behind proper patient preparation to lab testing

Perform a venipuncture using a butterfly method

Performa a venipucutre using a syringe

Identify unique phlebotomy challenges with pediatric and geriactic patients

Demonstrate the ability to process blood specimens

Define consent and explain why consent is important

Discuss the standards of HIPAA

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