AHEL 112 Advanced Phlebotomy • 5 Cr.

Description

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.

Outcomes

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. 

Offered