HCP 0731 Phlebotomy Theory

This course is designed to teach the theory of phlebotomy techniques by venipuncture and skin puncture. The major topics include basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system; selection of the tube type for various blood tests; possible interfering substances; hospital hierarchy; professionalism; risk factors for hepatitis, AIDS, and sexually transmitted diseases; infection control guidelines; and employability skills.


1.5 tech. cr. (45 clock hours)


HCP 0731L.