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Active as of Fall Semester 2012

I. General Information

1. Course Title:

2. Course Prefix & Number:
MEDA 1132

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 2

Internship Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course will cover the collection of patient blood specimens and processing for testing. Various methods of collection will be taught and practiced.  Students will be expected to participate both as a phlebotomist and as a patient. Difficult draws, adverse reactions and pediatric patients will also be discussed and simulated. The specimens collected will be handled and processed according to laboratory standards for accurate testing.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

MEDA 1132 - Phlebotomy

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

MEDA 1132 - Phlebotomy

There are no corequisites for this course.