Jun 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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HEAL 1216 - Introduction to Phlebotomy

Credit Hours: 6 Lecture Hours: 4 Lab Hours: 3 SWE: 3
Prerequisite(s): ACT Composite score of 19 or equivalent ACCUPLACER score or READ 1213 - Developmental Reading  with a grade of C or better, or by NAH faculty permission
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): HEAL 1113 - Medical Terminology  
This course introduces students to proper collection, transport, and handling of blood including blood collection equipment, venipuncture, and capillary collection. Pre-analytic complications, specimen collection procedures, forensic toxicology, and collection from adult, pediatric, geriatric, home and long- term care clients are covered. Instruction also includes collection of urine and other body fluids. Laboratory experiences are included to reinforce the didactic content. Phlebotomists may seek employment inpatient hospital laboratory settings, outpatient laboratories, physician offices, and medical clinics. Offered in the fall, spring and summer A grade of “C” or better if required for passing.



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