Nov 28, 2022  
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog 
    
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HESC 1005 - Phlebotomy


Credits: 7
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 12
The phlebotomy course is designed to prepare a clinical practitioner whose primary function is to obtain, process, and transport blood specimens. Emphasis is on venipuncture and micro-collection techniques. Infection control, safety, total quality management, departmental management, medical-legal issues, and professionalism are topics included to prepare the student to assume the role of the phlebotomist in the medical laboratory. Supervised clinical phlebotomy experience is provided in a variety of health care settings. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the student is qualified to participate in national examinations for phlebotomy certification. Offered FA, SP.

Prerequisite(s): a grade of “C” or higher in HESC 1003  and HESC 1004 ; a grade of “C” or higher or enrollment in HESC 1400  .



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