The Phlebotomy Technician program prepares the individual by providing specialty cross-training in blood drawing techniques as well as basic bedside nursing skills. Students are introduced to the structure, function, and pathology of blood.
They will learn and demonstrate clinical practice of blood drawing techniques such as finger stick, venipuncture, color-coding, charting, and recording of patients’ results and other skills related to laboratory procedures. Instructions in OSHA guidelines are emphasized and must be adhered to in this course. At the end of this program the student will be able to identify anatomic structure and function of body systems in relation to the duties performed by the phlebotomist.
They will show the skills and demonstrate the knowledge necessary to complete the clinical/internship rotation. Students will be eligible to take the State and/or National certification exam for Phlebotomy Technician.
Requirements: The person registering for this course must have a High School Diploma/GED and a Georgia State Certification for Certified Nursing Assistant.
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