2020-2021 Catalog

PHB-110 Principles & Practice of Phlebotomy

This course is a six-credit-hour course which consists of lecture and laboratory components. Lecture topics addressed in this course include proper patient and specimen identification, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology appropriate to the practice of phlebotomy, professionalism, communication skills, safety, infection control, blood collection equipment and blood collection procedures, including venipuncture, skin puncture and arterial puncture, collection of certain body fluids, including urine, feces and sputum, specimen transport and storage requirements, quality assurance and quality control. The laboratory component includes practice in the procedures discussed in the lecture component. Successful completion of PHB-110 as defined by program faculty is a prerequisite for PHB-112. Fee is required. (8 contact hours)




MRT-110 with a minimum grade of "C". Students must be 18 years of age before the start of class


Health Sciences