Principles of Phlebotomy

Principles of Phlebotomy

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Prepares the student to function as a member of the health-care delivery team, performing the role of a phlebotomist. Explores the work of phlebotomy, which takes place in a clinical laboratory under the supervision of the appropriate professional and involves performing collection procedures in both outpatient clinics and hospital inpatient settings for the purpose of laboratory analysis. This includes emergency and routine collection procedures from veins, skin puncture areas, and arteries on patients of all ages. Emphasizes specimen integrity as dependent on collection procedures, proper choice of equipment, and knowledge of patient variables, and stresses positive patient identification protocol as an absolute requirement. Proper transport and processing of specimens are also included. This theory course is primarily an online course and is designed for the student preparing to enter the laboratory/practicum experience of the phlebotomy program. Prerequisite: Admission to Phlebotomy Technician Program 305131 and completion of first semester courses with a "C" or better


Prerequisite: Basic Lab Skills 10513110; General Anatomy and Physiology 10806177

Upcoming Schedule:

Spring 2018

Term runs from 01/22/2018 TO 05/16/2018

No classes offered during this term.

Summer 2018

Term runs from 06/04/2018 TO 08/03/2018

No classes offered during this term.

Fall 2018

Term runs from 08/27/2018 TO 12/19/2018

Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
64070 08/27/18 08/27/18 M 2:00 PM - 4:50 PM Blended/In Person < 50% Online Stevens Point 3.00
64070 08/29/18 09/05/18 W 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Blended/In Person < 50% Online Stevens Point 3.00
64070 09/21/18 09/21/18 F 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM Blended/In Person < 50% Online Stevens Point 3.00
Spring 2019

Term runs from 01/21/2019 TO 05/17/2019

No classes offered during this term.