(PLAB 1023 & 1060)

This is a skill development course 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, specimen collection on adults-children and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens and quality assurance, specimen handling. Topics include professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. Clinical is practicalinstruction with close and/or direct supervision 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). Tuition Includes: Liability Insurance (NOT health insurance) and background check. Instuctor: Yolanda Romero-Ortiz Class Location: Advanced Technology Center, Rm 212. This is a direct patient contact course. Total 172 hours/17.2 CEUs

Admission Requirements:

  • Copy of Immunizations
    • Tetanus-within last 10 years
    • MMR (2)
    • Varicella-chicken pox (2)
    • Hepatitis B vaccine series (3) or waiver from Department of State Health Services
    • Tuberculosis-TB test (negative result) within past 12 months
    • Influenza (Flu Shot)
      • All immunizations must be complete prior to registration.
  • Copy of High School Diploma/GED
  • Copy of Medical Insurance
  • Copy of CPR Certification
  • Pass background check
  • Required uniform: set of scrubs (red), safety glasses or eyeglasses
  • Drug screen required with two weeks of clinicals (student responsibility)
  • Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials 5th ed. Ruth McCall & Cathee M Tankersly
Instructor: Yolanda Romero-Ortiz
HP00141Q Sep 10 - Dec 2 5:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Wed  $570.00
($580.00 out-of-state)
Advanced Technology Center-Midland College
172.0 Hours


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