AHP 106 - Phlebotomy Theory and Lab6
This course provides instruction in the principles and practice of phlebotomy. The student will be trained to perform a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and precautions including: vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture specimen collection on adults, children and infants. The student will learn the practical aspect of electrocardiography, which includes operating and maintaining the ECG machine, other techniques such as stress test, Holter monitor, patient preparation, and vital signs. Emphasis will be placed on infection prevention, proper patient identification, proper labeling of specimens, and quality assurance.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of Level I; or current experience in a health field; Completion of or placement above ENG 070 or ENG 071; MAS101
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