MEA 101 - Basic Phlebotomy Techniques
Prerequisite: Successful completion or concurrent enrollment in HES 113 and HES 129
Description: This course covers the basic theory and skills necessary for the safe and successful collection of blood specimens. Students will study the art of blood collection techniques including Vacutainer systems, syringe draws, butterfly draws, IV, heel sticks, and capillary puncture. Skills are practiced in class using practice arms, and on each other. Students must take the MEA 102 - Phlebotomy Externship course the following spring semester to be eligible for externship.
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6
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