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Edmonds Community College    
 
    
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
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AHE 143 - Phlebotomy Technician: Clinical Externship


4.0 Credits
Practical experience in the role of the Phlebotomy Technician. Students will be supervised by instructor and staff at clinical sites. Prerequisite: AHE 141 . Permit code required.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the blood and circulatory system. [REASON]
  2. Access and select most appropriate vein for venipuncture for standard or difficult blood draws. [REASON]
  3. Apply antiseptic or aseptic preparation techniques when appropriate. [REASON]
  4. Apply proper labeling, documentation methods, and preparation for specimen transport. [REASON]
  5. Evaluate quality control procedures, possible sources of error, and corrective actions. [REASON]
  6. Explain procedures to clients prior to performing them. [ACT]
  7. Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team in a medical laboratory or clinical setting. [ACT]
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of a full service medical laboratory, including group interaction, written and oral communication, and critical thinking/problem solving. [EXPLORE]
  9. Apply knowledge of safety measures, infection control and first aid for phlebotomy for individual clinical site. [ACT]
  10. Describe medical lab policies and procedures for individual clinical site. [ACT]
  11. Successfully perform 100 or more blood draws in the clinical setting. [ACT]
  12. Demonstrate knowledge of a full service medical laboratory, including group interaction, written and oral communication, and critical thinking/problem solving. [COMMUNICATE]



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