This course covers the basic techniques used in the collection of blood specimens. Presentation includes equipment and additives, basic anatomy, and techniques for safe and effective venipuncture. Upon completion, students should be able to correctly perform venipuncture.
Degrees and Certificates
This is a supervised practicum within the medical lab setting that provides laboratory practice in phlebotomy. Emphasis is placed on collection techniques, specimen processing, work flow practices, referrals, and utilizing laboratory information systems.
Phlebotomy advisor approval.