Course Description

CLS 100 Obtaining a Blood Specimen
1 cr. (3-0-2)
Offered: Fall, Winter
Graded: S/U
A course designed to teach any interested student phlebotomy skills by venipuncture and dermal puncture methods. Lecture topics include infection control, safety, ethics, communication, specimen processing, selection of anti-coagulants, order of draw, prioritizing requests, complications and accidental needlesticks.
Note: Meets four weeks of the semester.