Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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AHMA 221 - Phlebotomy Clinical Training


Credit(s): 2

Prerequisite(s): a grade of “B” or better in AHMA 220  within the past three semesters, application process, and department consent.
This course includes 100 hours of clinical practice in specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis is placed on infection control and prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, and accessioning. The course is designed to allow students to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitude required to function in a professional manner in the health care setting. Students must perform a minimum of 100 successful venipunctures and eight successful skin punctures. Students who successfully complete AHMA 220  and AHMA 221 will be eligible to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Phlebotomy Technician national examination. (Fall and Spring Semesters)



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