MEA 102 - Phlebotomy Externship
Prerequisite: Successful completion of MEA 101
Description: This course provides the student the opportunity of practical hands on experience. Students will gain the experience of working in a hospital laboratory and out patient draw stations performing veinpuncture, capillary puncture, transporting and processing specimens and requisitioning lab orders. Student will complete 120 hours in a clinical setting and obtain 100 successful blood draws. At the end of this course students will sit for national certification through the American Medical Technologist (AMT) for the credential of RPT (Registered Phlebotomy Technician) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) for the credential of CPT (Certified Phlebotomy Technician).
Lecture Hours: 1
Externship Hours: 120
Notes: All immunizations and CPR certification must be current, a clean criminal background check and negative drug screen are required 30 days prior to starting this course. Although every effort will be made to place students locally students may be required to travel to outside areas for placement at clinical sites. Travel arrangements and all cost associated with travel are the responsibility of the student. This course is offered only in the spring semester.
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