Phlebotomy (CA)

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Academic Plans, known as programs, include a overview description and a summary of program requirements. You can search the online catalog via the the Academic Plan links on the right for a desired program or a specific course information. 

Preliminary Requirements
BMED 110MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I 13
ENGL 098WRITING FUNDAMENTALS 25
HEOC 104HEALTH CARE DELIVERY & CAREER EXPLORATION3
HLTH 124HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR AND FIRST AID1
HEOC 120AIDS EDUCATION1
Select one from the following: 14-5
BASIC CONCEPTS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (4 credits/units)
HUMAN BIOLOGY
and HUMAN BIOLOGY LAB (5 credits/units)
Program Requirements
BMED 111MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II 13
CMST&210INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION5
or CMST&230 SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PHLE 115PHLEBOTOMY EDUCATION W/LAB3
PHLE 116BASIC LABORATORY FOR THE PHLEBOTOMIST3
PHLE 197PHLEBOTOMY CLINICAL EXPERIENCE5
PHLE 198PHLEBOTOMY CLINICAL SEMINAR1
Total Credits/Units37-38

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Accurately perform phlebotomy procedures in variable clinical environments.
  • Identify the varying clinical conditions that require a different methodology of sample collection.
  • Communicate effectively, accurately, and professionally, using verbal, non-verbal, and written language with diverse populations of patients and other healthcare providers.
  • Conduct self in an ethical and professional manner to provide quality patient care.
  • Apply safety and infection control standards in the health care environment.