2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CLS 153 - Phlebotomy Clinical Practicum

Credits: 2
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Campus/Sites Offered: Off-campus
Offering Note: Off-campus at clinical sites.

A clinical rotation in blood collection and specimen processing techniques.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Communicate and interact effectively and appropriately in the workplace with coworkers, hospital staff and patients.
  2. Project an image of professionalism including appearance, dress and behavior.
  3. Display initiative in assuming responsibility.
  4. Cooperate with others.
  5. Accept and conform to rules and procedures.
  6. Identify patients with 100% accuracy.
  7. Identify the evacuated tube color associated with the additives.
  8. Recognize clerical and technical errors and take corrective action.
  9. Plan workflow to effectively utilize available resources and time.
  10. Perform proper infection control techniques such as handwashing, gowning, gloving, and masking.
  11. Use OSHA Standard Precautions/Universal Precautions.
  12. Use prescribed procedures to handle electrical, radiation, biological and fire hazards.
  13. Select the types of equipment needed to collect blood by venipuncture and capillary puncture.
  14. Perform assigned tasks after minimal instruction and to completion.
  15. Use standard operating procedures to correctly perform capillary collections.
  16. Use standard operating procedures to correctly perform venipuncture collections.

Prerequisite: CLS 151  and CLS 152  
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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