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.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Apply the knowledge of medical laboratory policy and procedures through orientation at a clinical facility.
  • Perform 100 or more successful venipunctures. 
  • Perform or observe capillary punctures. 
  • Complete ASCP requirement of orientation to a CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act) regulated full-service laboratory. 
  • Complete accurate documentation of clinical roles and procedures at a clinical facility.
  • Communicate regularly with practicum coordinator/instructor.
  • Demonstrate professionalism as defined by the coordinator/instructor.