CCOG for MA 130 Winter 2022
- Course Number:
- MA 130
- Course Title:
- Clinical Phlebotomy II
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Use effective communication that represents competence and professionalism in the laboratory setting.
- Abide by HIPAA laws and their implications in the laboratory setting.
- Select appropriate barrier/personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Demonstrate proper disposal of biohazardous material.
- Demonstrate OHSA standard precaution safety techniques during specimen collection.
- Perform venipuncture procedure using evacuated tube system with multi-sample needle for blood specimen collection.
- Perform venipuncture procedure using syringe with winged infusion set for blood specimen collection.
- Implement proper technique when determining evacuated tube system order of draw during venipuncture procedure.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
1. Students will be given lecture quizzes and exams. There is also a scheduled final examination.
2. Laboratory Assessment – Students will be evaluated on an on-going basis for their skills in the blood collection techniques. A log of successful, unaided venipunctures must be kept. These individual procedures will be signed off by the instructor after assessing proper technique.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Articulate and demonstrate the phlebotomist’s role in the overall healthcare delivery system.
- Demonstrate awareness of the governmental laws and guidelines regulating the laboratories, including quality assurance and safety.
- To perform the various blood collection techniques under the direction of qualified instructors, in a safe and timely manner.
- Demonstrate the use of various types of equipment, including syringes, needles, evacuated tubes, PPE, vacutainer supplies, anticoagulants and preservatives used in blood collection techniques.
- Demonstrate the role of the professional phlebotomist as a front-line representative of the clinical laboratory.
- Evaluate anatomical structures of the antecubital space and dorsal venous plexus, and demonstrate understanding of reasoning behind venipuncture site selection.
- Evaluate lab requisitions and select appropriate equipment to ensure blood specimen viability.
- Demonstrate the importance and understanding of appropriate personnel in the health care setting, patient interactions, and legal implications as they apply to the work environment.