Jun 17, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

AHP 107 - Phlebotomy Externship


Course Description: Designed as a continuation for students who have completed the Phlebotomy Theory and Lab course. This course provides the student with additional phlebotomy and ECG practice in a clinical setting and is designed to develop blood specimen collection skills and electrocardiogram procedures to a level consistent with entry into the profession. Clinical experiences will include experience collecting a variety of specimens and performing electrocardiograms from a variety of patient types. Upon successful completion of this practicum, students are eligible to sit for the state certification exam. 1 credit - 100 clinical hours.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of AHP 113 with C or better; and completion of AHP 114
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Perform the responsibilities and duties of the phlebotomist/ECG technologist in a variety of health care environments.
  • Exhibit proficiency in collecting, transporting handling, and processing blood specimens for analysis while adhering to infection control, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform electrocardiograms without supervision.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical work habits as they apply to health care environments; exhibit excellent interpersonal and communication skills with patients, peers and health care personnel and the public.
  • Demonstrate the necessary skills in employment readiness to become employed as a phlebotomist/ECG technologist.

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