Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


PHB-101 - Clinical Phlebotomy (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: Application and acceptance into the Phlebotomist Program COREQUISITES: PHB111L and PHB211
This course provides the student with knowledge, skills and behaviors required for competency as a phlebotomist. Areas of concentration include a survey of the anatomy and physiology of veins used for phlebotomy, basic skills and responsibilities of the phlebotomist, analytical tests, color coded vacuum tubes used for specimens, collection of body fluid specimens, the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS) order of draw, the infection cycle and infection control. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.


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