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Laboratory Technician

Course # Course Title Credits
LTE101 Fundamental Phlebotomy 4 Credits

Prerequisites: Vaccinations and major medical insurance required (see requirements for LTE under the Nursing and Allied Health division) Provides knowledge and skills necessary to perform basic collection, identification, and preservation of blood samples as applied to venipuncture techniques. Incorporates finger stick procedures and patient contact methodologies carried out within the ethical, legal and professional boundaries of the roles. Successful completion of LTE 102 is required to sit for national certification examinations offered through a variety of certifying organizations, including the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Course # Course Title Credits
LTE102 Applied Phlebotomy 3 Credits

Prerequisites: LTE 101 with C or better. Vaccinations and major medical insurance. See Nursing and Allied Health Division student requirements for LTE. Provides 100 hours of clinical phlebotomy experience (of clinical phlebotomy to apply knowledge and skills learned in LTE 101. Under the guidance of a laboratory technician preceptor, students will perform a minimum of 100 successful, documented blood draws with patients across the lifespan (except infants and toddlers). Upon successful completion with a grade of C or better, students are eligible to sit for a national certification examination offered through a variety of certifying organizations, including the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).