Courses in Phlebotomy

Anatomy & Physiology

PHLE 1000     2.00 Credits
This course provides the student with a basic understanding of the structure and function of the human body. Instruction includes terminology, function, structure, diagnostic tests, and disorders of the anatomical systems. (Prerequisites: MDLT 1810)

Legal/Ethical Issues for Phlebotomists

PHLE 1100     1.00 Credits
This course familiarizes the student with various legal and ethical issues that affect their activities as a healthcare professional. The topics of instruction include, but are not limited to, confidentiality, patient bill of rights, right of privacy, and patient consent. (Prerequisites: MDLT 1810)

Multiskilling for Phlebotomists

PHLE 1200     3.00 Credits
This course cross trains the phlebotomy student in several different skill areas within the laboratory. Instruction includes EKGs, CLIA'88 waived procedures, and POCT (point-of-care-testing). (Prerequisites: MDLT 1810 or Program Director permission)

Internship

PHLE 1300     5.00 Credits
PHLE1300 constitutes the student's clinical rotation. It consists of 160 contact hours of supervised practice of phlebotomy at an affiliated hospital or clinic. Internship experiences are specifically planned and implemented through the coordinated efforts of the faculty and staff of South Central College and the internship site. (Prerequisites: All support and technical phlebotomy coursework must be completed or Program Director permission)

Intro to Phlebotomy

PHLE 1400     4.00 Credits
Course Outline
This course provides an orientation that familiarizes the student with a career in the field of Phlebotomy. The course will include a basic overview of the structure and function of the human body, various legal and ethical issues that affect a healthcare professional and specific phlebotomy topics. These topics include: program policies, certification, safety, infection control, quality control, specimen collection/handling/processing, good laboratory technique and maintaining the standards of a Phlebotomist based on industry criteria. (Concurrently with PHLE1450 & PHLE 1500 or Program Director permission)

Phlebotomy Skills

PHLE 1450     3.00 Credits
Course Outline
This course teaches students phlebotomy skills which will be further enhanced during the clinical internship. This course also cross trains the phlebotomy student in several different skill areas within the laboratory. Instruction includes EKGs (electrocardiograms), CLIA'88 (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment) waived procedures, and POCT (point-of-care-testing). (Concurrently with PHLE 1400 & PHLE 1500 or Program Director permission)

Phlebotomy Internship

PHLE 1500     3.00 Credits
Course Outline
This course constitutes the student's clinical rotation. It consists of 100 contact hours of supervised practice of phlebotomy at an affiliated hospital or clinic. Internship experiences are specifically planned and implemented through the coordinated efforts of the faculty and staff of South Central College and the internship site. (Prerequisite: Completion of PHLE 1400 and PHLE 1450 with a grade of C or higher.)