PLAB 1323: Phlebotomy

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4
Clinical Hours
This class emphasizes skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. Both venipuncture and dermal puncture are covered, along with blood culture collection. Devices used include vacuum collection, syringe, winged - collection, and capillary tubes. Topics include, but are not limited to, infection control, patient identification, special patient populations, specimen labeling, quality assurance, confidentiality, specimen handling, professionalism, ethics, and customer service. 6 contact hours per week


PLAB 1460, PLAB 1491, HPRS 1209, and HPRS 2321.