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MLT1110 – Prin/Proc Phlebotomy pdf

Credits: 2 (1/1/0)
Description: This course is designed for phlebotomy and medical laboratory technician students. The course covers knowledge and performance of venipuncture, micro (capillary) and arterial blood, body fluid collection, specimen handling and storage. Strict adherence to the safety techniques for pathogen is stressed. The course also covers point-of-care (bedside) analysis and electrocardiography.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Identify preanalytical variable, their effect on blood samples and possible resolutions.
  2. Evaluate identification required from patients to properly label samples.
  3. Evaluate information required on request slips to accurately collect the required sample.
  4. Justify proper order of blood draw using the vacutainer and syringe method of venipuncture.
  5. Perform phlebotomy procedures (venipuncture and capillary).
  6. Compare the purpose of the anticoagulants used in phlebotomy procedures.
  7. Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on phlebotomy equipment and instrumentation.
  8. Demonstrate standard safety practices when handling, collecting, and processing specimens.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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