In partnership with Genesis.
Prerequisite: Age 18 and GED or high school diploma. Current statement of good health from your physician and documented negative TB testing performed within three months prior to the start of the class must be presented to the instructor the first night of class. Hepatitis B vaccinations are not required but strongly recommended. You are required to perform 20 venipunctures and 10 capillaries.
Train in the basic blood-drawing procedures for venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques. You will have an understanding of the skills, knowledge and level of responsibility required to perform competently as entry-level phlebotomy/lab personnel.
Topics will include:
• Handling, processing and documentation of samples
• OSHA guidelines and safety rules
• Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system
• Basic phlebotomy techniques
• Quality assurance and methods of quality control
Required textbook must be purchased at the Hawk’s Hub (the college bookstore) prior to first class.
Instructor: S. Edlund
10 Fridays Jan. 30-Apr. 10 3:45-7:45 p.m.
CRN 11561 Bldg. 1 Rm. 313/314 Tuition Fee $685
(No class Apr. 3)
Instructor: L. Lee
12 Saturdays Feb. 7-May 2 8:30 a.m.–Noon
CRN 11562 Bldg. 1–Rm. 313/314 Tuition Fee $685
(No class Apr. 4)
Instructor: J. Hines
10 Wednesdays Feb. 4-Apr. 8 5:30-9:30 p.m.
CRN 11563 Bldg. 1-Rm. 313/314 Tuition Fee $685
BHC Hawk’s Hub (bookstore) information
For a list of PaCE books, visit Quad-Cities Campus Hawk’s Hub. Select the current term. Select “Adult Ed” for the department and then select your course. Click “Add Course” and then “Get Course Materials” to see the book(s) for your course. Books may be purchased online or at the bookstore.