(PLAB 1023 & 1060)

Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, and accessioning. Topics include professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. Clinical is a basic type of health professions work-based instruction that helps students synthesize new knowledge, apply previous knowledge, or gain experience managing the workflow. Practical experience is simultaneously related to theory. Close and/or direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional (faculty or preceptor), generally in a clinical setting. Clinical education is an unpaid learning experience. Successful completion  of the course will prepare the student to challenge either the NCA or ASCP national exams. (Exam not offered as part of course). The course includes 120 hours of clinical time scheduled for the student-usually two to three times per week from 5:00 am-1:30pm or 1:00 PM- 9:00 PM. Fee Includes: Liability Insurance (NOT health insurance). Class Location: Advanced Technology Center, Rm HS3. This is a direct patient contact course: Textbooks: Phlebotomy Essentials 5th ed. Ruth McCall & Cathee M Tankersly. Text is located at the Midland College Bookstore 16.8 CEU’s.


  • Immunizations (Tetanus, MMR, Varicella & TB) updated
  • Hepatitis B vaccine series or waiver from Department of State Health Services
  • Flu Shot
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Medical Insurance
  • CPR Certifi cation
  • Required uniform: set of scrubs (red), safety glasses or eyeglasses
  • Text and supplies required and available at the MC Bookstore


Instructor: Yolanda Romero-Ortiz
HP04134Q May 21 - Aug 14 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed  $495.00
ATC 212
48.0 Hours

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