Dec 08, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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ALHL - 101 Phlebotomy and Lab 4


A four credit hour course that prepares students for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) certification exam.   Students will learn how to safely and proficiently draw blood from patients, evaluate the patients’ ability to withstand the procedure, explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions, perform basic point of care testing, prepare blood for testing, verify patient and maintain medical equipment.  Classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences are used to facilitate student learning.  Laboratory and clinical experiences allow for further understanding and practice of learned skills, critical thinking and decision-making.  Under direction of a preceptor, students master venipuncture (100 sticks), capillary sticks (25), and other procedures while on clinical rotation at an approved facility.  Background checks, drug testing, and proof of immunization are required.  CPR/First Aid certification and additional training on clinical site-specific policies may be required.  Students will prepare for the CPT exam using the NHA online test prep materials provided.  NOTE: Both the classroom instruction and clinical rotation must be completed to receive credit for the course.  



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