SMC-185 - Phlebotomy Technician Clinical

2 credits

This course requires the student in the controlled environment of a clinical internship setting to demonstrate the clinical competencies learned in the Phlebotomy Technician lecture and lab courses. This phlebotomy clinical practicum course is designed for students to experience the hands-on application of clinical and professional procedures required as part of the competency and outcomes established for the Phlebotomy Technician certification. It is designed for students wishing to enter the health care industry or advance from an existing entry level health care position. This course provides students with readiness by providing 90 hours of approved phlebotomy experience in the practicum that must be earned in an approved health care facility that engages in the collection, examination or transportation of materials derived from the human body. Students completing and passing all Phlebotomy courses will be able to sit for the Registered Phlebotomy Technician national exam.

Prerequisite(s): High school diploma or G.E.D. Current health insurance. Have a valid email address and regular access to a computer. Current CPR Certification. CORI/SORI Verification. Be 18 years of age. Be of good mental and physical health and be able to lift and carry 100 to 150 pounds. Be a U.S. Citizen or have a legal right to work in the U.S. Current Medical Liability Insurance (submitted after acceptance into program). 11 Panel Urine Drug Screen- Negative within nine months from the start of class, may be subject to additional screenings during course. Completion of physical examination and college health requirements including documentation of required vaccinations.

Corequisite(s): SMC-180 SMC-180L