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PLAB 1223 - Phlebotomy


2 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical: One hour lecture and two hours lab each week
This course involves skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions. It also includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood cultures, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, and accessioning. Other topics included are professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.



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