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Course Details

Instructor(s): Saldivar, Kilee

Winter 2022
Department: MA
Credits: 2.00
Status: Open (6 out of 15 seats)
Meeting Type: Hybird
Note: $69.00 course fee

Course Schedules:
Day & Time Date(s) Location
  1/3/2022-3/18/2022  TBA 
S   1/3/2022-3/18/2022  TBA 
S   1/3/2022-3/18/2022  TBA 
S   1/3/2022-3/18/2022  TBA 

Course Description:
Focus of this course is to demonstrate appropriate blood specimen procurement techniques using vacutainer, syringe, 'winged infusion'/butterfly with syringe and capillary puncture methods. Other specifics of the blood specimen testing requirements, such as collection into the correct evacuated tube (additive), specimen handling procedures, and collection documentation are also covered; while assuring safe, confidential and professional environment for the patient, and as the phlebotomy technician. Practical experience which will include a minimum of 30 successful venipunctures and 10 successful capillary sticks. Required: Students must be admitted into the current MA cohort, or instructor consent. Prerequisites: MA 112, MA 117 with a grade of C+ or better. Co-requisite: MA 116

Course Requisites:
Course prerequisite: Take MA112
Course prerequisite: Take MA117
Course co-requisite: Take MA 116 OH

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