PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN COURSES
MLS 100 Human Structure and Function F&S 4 credits
Includes lecture and laboratory. Designed for students enrolled in the Clinical Laboratory Technician and Phlebotomy Technician programs. Does not fulfill the requirements for nursing, surgical technician, massage therapy. Not GERTA approved. Fundamental concepts of the structure and function of the cells, tissues, organs and organ systems of the human body. Special emphasis is placed on those systems most closely related to diagnostic procedures performed in the clinical laboratory, including the following: skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, endocrine, digestive, respiratory and renal. Open to all students.
MLS 103 Phlebotomy F&S EO 3 credits
Phlebotomy is the "art of drawing blood." The course consists of a knowledge component to include: anatomy of hand, arm, foot and blood vessels; blood composition, specimen types, and coagulation factors. The motor skills component will include instruction in manual phlebotomy techniques, and drawing and handling specimens. The attitude component discusses the public relations aspect of the job and job applications. Open to all students.
MLS 104 Phlebotomy Internship F&S, SM 8 credits
The internship provides a supervised rotation of no less than 160 hours in the phlebotomy section of the affiliated clinical laboratory. Prerequisites: acceptance into the Phlebotomy Technician program, MLS 103, ENGL 110, CSCI 101, MLS 100, BOTE 171.