• Phlebotomy and it’s role in healthcare
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the circulatory system
  • Safety precautions
  • OSHA rules and bloodborne pathogens
  • Needle stick injuries and precautions
  • Infection Control
  • Various types of phlebotomy equipment
  • Phlebotomy techniques
  • Specimen identification and labeling
  • Venipuncture in the pediatrics patient
  • Finger stick puncture for the measurement of
  • blood glucose levels
  • Medical terminology
  • Blood Cultures/specimens
  • Order of draw
  • Venipuncture collection using butterfly and needle method
  • Dispensing blood into tubes from syringe
    Timed tests

Objectives Covered:

Upon successful completion of this course student must perform twenty supervised venipunctures in order to receive the certificate of completion.