This program prepares the graduate to draw blood for testing from patients in hospitals and medical laboratories. In addition, graduates will have received training in taking vital signs and explaining procedures to clients.
Display the skills necessary to provide continued high-quality service.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology with a focus on the circulatory system.
Apply safety in the workplace, including infection control practices, biological hazards and wastes, electrical safety, fire safety, radiation safety, chemical safety, first aid, and self-protection.
Perform the necessary clerical functions associated with Phlebotomy.
Collect a quality blood specimen for laboratory diagnostic purposes.