Clinic Assistant (Phlebotomy), TCC (CA51) Technical Certificate of Credit
This certificate program provides entry level preparation for initial employment as a clinical assistant. This program provides training in the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide area health care facilities and mobile lab facilities with prospective employees. This certificate program focuses on the drawing of blood for laboratory testing.
Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters
Entrance Date: See admissions office for program start dates
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Additional Requirements: Physical Exam, Drug Toxicology, Criminal Background Check.
Note: Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be granted permission to take the licensing examination and/or attend a clinical site.
Program Final Exit Point: Clinic Assistant, Technical Certificate of Credit. Eligible to apply for the Phlebotomy Technician exam.
Credits Required for Graduation: 11 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
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|ALHS 1058Laboratory Screening and Monit
Pre-requisite(s): PHLT 1030 Introduces students to specific patient care techniques and to point of care testing. Topics include: lab equipment function and troubleshooting, and quality assurance and control.
|PHLT 1030Introduction to Venipuncture
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Provides an introduction to blood collecting techniques and processing specimens. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge and skills needed to collect all types of blood samples from hospitalized patients. Topics include: venipuncture procedure, safety and quality assurance; isolation techniques, venipuncture problems, and definitions; lab test profiles and patient care areas; other specimen collections and specimen processing; test combinations, skin punctures and POCT; professional ethics and malpractice; and certification and licensure.
|PHLT 1050Clinical Practice
Pre/Co-requisite(s): PHLT 1030 Provides work experiences in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on enhancing skills in venipuncture techniques. Topics include: introduction to clinical policies and procedures and work ethics; routine collections: adult, pediatric, and newborn; and special procedures.
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