AHP 113 - Phlebotomy Theory4
This course provides instruction in the principles of phlebotomy. The student will learn the variety of blood collection methods and the proper techniques and precautions to be used for specimen collection on adults, children and infants.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain venous physiology and the medical terminology used in phlebotomy.
- Discuss infection control and safety as it applies to phlebotomy.
- Identify methods to communicate (both verbally and non-verbally) effectively in the workplace.
- Identify age specific or psychosocial considerations involved in the performance of phlebotomy procedures on various groups of patients.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of AHP 111, AHP 112, and MAS 101- all with a C or better.
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