Phlebotomy Technician Program Objectives
LHCA offers options for individuals to become Phlebotomy Technicians. LHCA’s program will teach phlebotomy students the industry knowledge and skills necessary to become successful phlebotomists.
- TOTAL PHLEBOTOMY CONTACT HOURS: 58.00
- PHLEBOTOMY CLASSROOM HOURS: 35.00
- PHLEBOTOMY LABORATORY PRACTICAL HOURS: 23.00
Phlebotomy Students should be prepared to discuss infection control, universal precautions, and safety; anatomy and physiology of circulatory & other major body systems and medical terms; identification, accuracy, ramifications to patients; preparation and site selection; equipment and additives; equipment disposal; infectious disease and biohazards; the coagulation process; sources of error; risk factors and complications; corrective actions; application of professional topics (communication, stress management, ethics, legal); and quality assurance.
Phlebotomy Course Objectives:
- To introduce students to the use of specimen collection equipment, to collection procedures, and to acceptable standards of work in the industry.
- To introduce students to the basics in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, infection control, safety and best practices in the health care field.
- To introduce students to time and quality phlebotomy practice requirements.
- To orient students to the range of specimen collection methods, topics, and occupations which characterize the field.
- To provide students with opportunities to develop basic phlebotomy skills.