2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CLS 152 - Applied Phlebotomy

Credits: 2
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston, Henderson, Mesquite Center
Offering Note: Offered at Charleston in Fall and Summer. Offered at Henderson in Spring. Offered at Mesquite Center in Fall.

Supervised practice of blood collection methods routinely used to collect patient samples for diagnostic testing.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
  2. Follow written and verbal directions.
  3. Maintain alertness and concentration during a normal class period.
  4. Project an image of professionalism in appearance and demeanor.
  5. Demonstrate prioritization of requests and operate under time constraints.
  6. Show respect for self and others.
  7. Demonstrate sterile technique in performing venipuncture and skin punctures.
  8. Correctly identify patients with 100% accuracy.
  9. Label specimens correctly.
  10. Assemble supplies needed for venipuncture and skin punctures.
  11. Perform venipunctures and skin punctures correctly.
  12. Perform phlebotomy while drawing tubes in the correct order for both syringe and evacuated tubes.
  13. Perform bleeding time and other Point-of-Care Tests (POCT) correctly.
  14. Prepare specimens for laboratory testing (label, centrifuge, pour off, and aliquot).
  15. Employ Universal Precautions when conducting phlebotomy procedures.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: CLS 151  
Graded: Letter Grade

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