PHL 108: Phlebotomy Lec: 30/Lab: 34/Ext: 00 The course work covers phlebotomy-related topics including the history of phlebotomy, health-care and laboratory structure, hospital staff and organization; Safety, Infection Control, Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy and Physiology with emphasis on the Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune System; Venipuncture Equipment, Routine Venipuncture, Dermal Puncture, Venipuncture Complications, Blood Collection in Special Populations, Arterial Blood Collection, Special Collections and Procedures, Special Non-Blood Collection Procedures, Specimen Transport, Handling, and Processing; Quality Phlebotomy, Legal Issue in Phlebotomy, and Point-of-Care Testing. OSHA Requirements for Phlebotomists with safety training.
MTY 101: Medical Terminology Lec: 36/Lab: 00/Ext: 00 The basic medical terminology course provides the framework needed before advanced medical terminology. It focuses on the components of a medical term and how to break down a term by simply knowing the prefix or suffix. The objective of this course is to learn the basic rules and elements of the medical term and to learn the medical terms related to the body structures.
PHL 101: Venipuncture Lec: 20/Lab: 36/Ext: 00 This course focuses on the routine venipuncture procedure including the tools that are available, steps in the procedure, recommendations for venipuncture site choices as well as sites to avoid, pre-analytic errors, and safety issues. A blood test is only as good as the specimen that is collected.
EXO 101: Phlebotomy Extern Observation Lec: 00/Lab: 00/Ext: 08 This course includes observation of on the job training, laboratory training and practical training. Students will observe the practice under the observation and guidance of the training instructor / on site administrator. After theory and laboratory training, each student is required do a clinical observation. Each student is sent to a clinical laboratory for on the job clinical observation.