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MA400/L - Hematology & Phlebotomy - 15:40:0 (4.00)

Prerequisite:

Assisting with Medical Exams

Course Description

This course familiarizes the student with the guidelines and procedures for blood collection via capillary puncture and venipuncture. The student will work with a variety of blood collection tools and will have the opportunity for the extensive laboratory practice of hematology skills. Students will learn about the function, composition and normal values of blood and methods for assessing blood components. In addition, the principles of IV therapy will be discussed. OSHA and CLIA guidelines will be emphasized throughout the lesson.