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.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify difficult or complicated blood collection situations. 
  • Apply mitigation techniques for a difficult blood draw. 
  • Differentiate the appropriate selection criteria for varying blood collection techniques. 
  • Identify specialized hematology testing and variations in technique and application of collection.