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    Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

CAHS 153 - Phlebotomy Technician (1–12)


The Phlebotomy Technician Certification Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. The program also includes lab exercises, live blood draws, work with a training arm and other exercises intended to prepare students to function as an entry level Phlebotomy Technician. This course is eligible for college credit after successful completion of the program.