2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 179

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
Phlebotomy
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
The skills certificate inphlebotomy is designed togive
the student knowledge and skillsnecessary to perform
the collection, identification, andpreservationof
specimens as applied tovenipuncture technique and
includes 100hours of clinical experience. Students
will learn standardprecautions, local, federal, and state
requirements. Completionof the skills certificate in
phlebotomywill prepare students tobecome certified
as aphlebotomy technicianby theAmericanSociety for
Clinical PathologyCertifications as a lab assistant in
Nevada.After passing this national board, students are
eligible to apply for the state licensure.
These coursesmaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Performaminimumof 95venipunctures.
• Performaminimumof fivedermal sticks.
• Followuniversal safetyprecautions andprocedures.Theywill
be compliantwith local, state, and federal requirementswhile in
clinical areas.
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
CLS151 Phlebotomy...................................................................2
CLS152 AppliedPhlebotomy......................................................2
CLS153 PhlebotomyClinical Practicum......................................2
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT....6CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
CLS151
Phlebotomy
2
Core
CLS152
AppliedPhlebotomy
2
Core
CLS153
PhlebotomyClinicalPracticum 2
Total 6
SkillsCertificateTotal 6
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