ALH 0010 Introduction to Phlebotomy

Spring 2021

Hours: 80 (43 lecture, 37 laboratory)
Description: Introduction to the principles of Phlebotomy. Emphasis on phlebotomy techniques, infection control, safety, specimen collection and handling, medical and legal considerations, patient care and preparation and performance in venipunctures, capillary punctures, and basic laboratory tests expected of the entry level phlebotomy position (CPT 1). Upon successful completion of ALH 10 and ALH 11, students will be eligible to sit for the phlebotomy exam to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT 1) with the state of California. (letter grade only) (CSU)

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
Employ basic infection control, universal precautions and safety techniques, and dispose of sharps, needles and waste using the appropriate disposal techniques.
Apply principles of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology of the circulatory system in the practice of phlebotomy.
Perform venipuncture procedures safely and professionally on patients of a variety of ages and health conditions within the scope of practice of a phlebotomist.
Perform proper identification of patient and specimens, and explain the importance of accuracy in overall patient care.
Perform proper site selection and preparation of skin.
Identify and utilize blood collection equipment, types of tubes and additives, draw in proper order of draw when additives are required and identify special precautions.
Perform proper post-puncture care.

Important Section Information

Course Corequisites: NONE


Section Information as of 20-OCT-2021 11:10:35 PM

  • Title: ALH 0010 Introduction to Phlebotomy
  • CRN: 48386
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Credit Hours:
  • Instructor: Toni Verducci
  • email: tverducci@sierracollege.edu
  • Instructor: Alicia Miranda
  • Instructor: Jaynie Wall
  • Instructor: Toni Verducci
  • Classroom Instructional Method
  • Section Corequisites: NONE
  • Bldg/Room: D 012 -- Rocklin Campus
    Section Information Text

    Lab also meets in RN3-304. ALH 10 and 11 are part of a learning community. Students must sign up for ALH 10 and 11 at the same time.

  • Meeting Time
    R 01:00pm - 03:15pm 01/25/21 05/22/21
    R 03:25pm - 05:30pm 01/25/21 05/22/21
    Seating Availability
    Waitlist Availability
    Capacity Taken Available Capacity Taken Available
    30 37 -7 20 11 9
    Critical Dates for this Course
    Term: Spring 2021
    Last day to add class: 07-FEB-2021
    Last day to drop with a refund: 07-FEB-2021
    Last day to drop without a "W": 07-FEB-2021
    Last day to drop with a "W": 16-APR-2021


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