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AHEL 110 Introduction to Phlebotomy • 5 Cr.

Covers basic responsibilities and skills for phlebotomy. Includes venipuncture techniques and safety with laboratory equipment. Suitable for individuals with limited health care experience interested in venipuncture. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Completion of AHE 100, 110, 120 and HLTH 145 with a C or better at BC, or permission of Program Chair. Recommended: First 2 of 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations.

AHEL 112 Advanced Phlebotomy • 5 Cr.

Expands on the basic responsibilities and skills for the laboratory phlebotomist. This course is for students pursuing phlebotomy specific credentialing, by providing refinement of and advanced techniques for phlebotomy. Prerequisite: Successful completion of AHEL 110 with a C or better at BC or permission of Program Chair. No more than one quarter between completion of AHEL 110 and enrollment in AHEL 112. Recommended: Completion of 2 of 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations.

AHEL 118 Phlebotomy Practicum • 5 Cr.

Provides practical experience in the role of the phlebotomy technician. Prerequisite: Completion of both AHEL 110 and AHEL 112 at BC with a C or better and permission of Program Chair, with no more than one quater between completion of AHEL 112 and enrollment in AHEL 118. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

AHEL 120 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory • 5 Cr.

First in a series designed to prepare students to work in a clinical laboratory setting. Provides overview of clinical laboratory work including organizational structures; regulatory standards; quality assurance practices; and basic clinical laboratory procedures. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Completion of AHE 100, 110, 120, HLTH 145 and AHEL 110 with a C or better at BC, or permission of Program Chair.

AHEL 122 Advanced Clinical Laboratory • 5 Cr.

Second course in a series designed to prepare students to work in a clinical laboratory setting. Provides expanded laboratory focused work including regulatory standards; quality assurance practices; and advanced clinical laboratory procedures. Prerequisite: Completion of AHEL 120 with a C or better at BC or permission of Program Chair.

AHEL 130 Clinical Laboratory Applications • 3 Cr.

In this course students will reinforce existing skills obtained in the CLA series. Application of phlebotomy skills, point of care testing, and lab automation gained through prior course work will be presented in case studies. Job preparedness will also be a focus of this course. Prerequisites: completion of AHEL 120 and AHEL 122 with a C or better at BC AND permission of Program Chair. No more than one quarter between completion of AHEL 122 and enrollment in AHEL 130.