INTRO TO PHLEBOTOMY/ PHLEBOTOMY REFRESHER (LAH 8025): Refresh or learn new blood draw skills using a variety of blood collection methods. Topics: venous samples, vacuum collection devices, capillary skin punctures, order of draw, locating difficult veins, butterfly needles, and special considerations. Receive training in infection prevention, proper patient identification, and labeling of specimens. Practice venipuncture procedures on practice models, fellow students and volunteers. This 20-hour course is designed for healthcare professionals looking to improve technique or learn new phlebotomy skills, or those currently employed in healthcare seeking phlebotomy skills. This course does not qualify students to take the NHA phlebotomy certification exam.
Please note, not all courses are offered every semester.