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AHE 143 - Phlebotomy Technician: Clinical Externship



4.0 Credits
Practical experience in the role of the Phlebotomy Technician. Students will be supervised by instructor and staff at clinical sites. Registration is permitted first seven weeks as space is available. Prerequisite: AHE 141  with a minimum grade of 2.0. Successful completion of the Phlebotomy Skills and Professional Competency assessments. Permit code required.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the blood and circulatory system. [REASON]
  2. Access and select most appropriate vein for venipuncture for standard or difficult blood draws. [REASON]
  3. Apply antiseptic or aseptic preparation techniques when appropriate. [REASON]
  4. Apply proper labeling, documentation methods, and preparation for specimen transport. [REASON]
  5. Evaluate quality control procedures, possible sources of error, and corrective actions. [REASON]
  6. Explain procedures to clients prior to performing them. [ACT]
  7. Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team in a medical laboratory or clinical setting. [ACT]
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of a full service medical laboratory, including group interaction, written and oral communication, and critical thinking/problem solving. [EXPLORE]
  9. Apply knowledge of safety measures, infection control and first aid for phlebotomy for individual clinical site. [ACT]
  10. Describe medical lab policies and procedures for individual clinical site. [ACT]
  11. Successfully perform 100 or more blood draws in the clinical setting. [ACT]
  12. Demonstrate knowledge of a full service medical laboratory, including group interaction, written and oral communication, and critical thinking/problem solving. [COMMUNICATE]



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