Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations. They provide assistance when patients have adverse reactions after their blood is drawn. Continuing Education offers a non-credit pathway of mirrored courses for this OSA.
- Degree Type: None awarded
- Required courses may be available online
- TSI: Not required
- Offered at the Athens Campus
Recommended by the Medical/ Nursing Assistant Committee. This program is not designed to transfer. Contact the Continuing Education Office at 903-675-6212 or email ContEd@tvcc.edu for more information.
Introduction to the relationship between legal aspects and ethics in health care, with emphasis on the ethical and legal responsibilities of health care professionals. Lab fee.
Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, patient identi?cation, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. Lab fee $95 includes lab supplies and drug screening.
Continued skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions to prepare the student for eligibility for national NHA phlebotomy certi?cate. Lab fee $85 includes lab supplies.