Phlebotomy (PHLE)

PHLEBOTOMY EDUCATION W/LAB
PHLE 115 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in PHLE 116 and PHLE 115L required.

Prerequisite: High School completion or GED (or higher); READ 087 or higher (or COMPASS score of 74); ENGL 098 or higher (or COMPASS score of 78), BMED 110; FACPR 032; HEOC 100 or BIOL 164/165; HEOC 102, HEOC 120 and written consent from the Credentials Office.

Training in basic venipuncture and skin puncture techniques as well as proper specimen-handling procedures as dictated by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI); (formerly NCCLS), and to function as an internal member of the clinical laboratory team. Cannot receive credit for both PHLE 115 and HEOC 115. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in BMED 111, 138, CMST 210. [GE]

BASIC LABORATORY FOR THE PHLEBOTOMIST
PHLE 116 3 Credits/Units

11 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Learn to perform basic laboratory procedures that are required during specimen processing and testing in a laboratory setting. Procedures include capillary microcollection, pipetting, creating aliquots, centrifugation, implementing infection control and quality control practices, and performing CLIA-waived laboratory tests. Cannot receive credit for both PHLE 116 and HEOC 160. Completion of PHLE 115 or concurrent enrollment in the Clark College Phlebotomy Program and Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]

PHLEBOTOMY CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
PHLE 197 5 Credits/Units

165 hours of clinical

Concurrent enrollment in PHLE 198 Clinical Seminar is required.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of PHLE 115 and PHLE 116 and all of the course requirements, and consent of the Instructional Unit.

Supervised phlebotomy experience in a health care facility. Provides students with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skill in performing clinical procedures and in developing professional attitudes for interacting with other professionals and patients. Cannot receive credit for both PHLE 197 and HEOC 197. Contact a Health Occupations Advisor for additional requirements necessary for enrolling in this course. [GE]

PHLEBOTOMY CLINICAL SEMINAR
PHLE 198 1 Credit/Unit

11 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in PHLE 197 is required.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of PHLE 115 and PHLE 116 and all course requirements or consent of the Instructional Unit.

Students concurrently enrolled in PHLE 197, Phlebotomy Clinical Experience, will receive support, direction and the necessary tools to aid in future employment in the phlebotomy and healthcare field. Attendance at all seminar sessions is mandatory in order to successfully complete the course. Cannot receive credit for both PHLE 198 and HEOC 198. [GE]