Phlebotomy (MLT 106)

A comprehensive one-semester course in the fundamentals and practice of phlebotomy (blood specimen collection). Lecture topics covered include venipuncture, capillary collection, safety, medical terminology, orientation to the clinical laboratory and health care, and specimen handling and processing. Students spend 100 hours in a hospital laboratory practicing blood collection techniques under supervision. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for national certification exams and to seek employment as phlebotomists. Additionally students are trained in adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). This course is subject to a course fee.

Prerequisites

The following courses must be taken prior to this course
High school diploma or GED
Term Location Sections Available
2019 Spring Semester - 15 Week Sections
Central Campus (Blue Bell)