2021-2022 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 07, 2023  
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PLAB 1173 - Phlebotomy


Credits: 1

Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, 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. Topics include professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.

Lecture: 1
Lab: 2
Prerequisite(s): Must be placed into college-level reading, writing and math



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