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MA 161 - Phlebotomy Internship

Credits: 2
Lecture Contact Hours: 1
Lab Contact Hours: 1
Off Site Contact Hours Without Faculty: 4
Description: The internship is structured to provide experience to students in performing the duties of a Phlebotomist and to prepare students to be eligible to take the certification exam with the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). Students will be placed at an office, hospital, or outpatient lab for their internship.

Only students who are enrolled in the Phlebotomy Certificate Program and are at least 18 years old are eligible to enroll in this course.

Prerequisites: MA 115  with a minimum grade of 2.0 and completion within the past three months or consent of the department. HIT 104 .
Corequisites: CIS 120  if not taken previously. MA 140  if not taken previously.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Fall
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Course Competencies

  1. Communicate effectively and appropriately, both verbally and nonverbally, in the workplace and with patients. 
  2. Utilize basic anatomy and medical terminology accurately when documenting.
  3. Perform phlebotomy and capillary procedures appropriate to specimen collection. 
  4. Interpret verbal and written lab orders correctly.
  5. Apply professional, ethical, and procedural judgment when making decisions under stressful and/or emergency conditions and in a distracting environment.
  6. Adhere to professional and ethical standards including, but not limited to HIPAA, Schoolcraft College Conduct guidelines, and the policies and procedures of assigned clinical sites.
  7. Apply professional behavior during interactions with patients and site personnel.
  8. Respect diversity while serving patient needs.
  9. Research job search strategies and career development for Phlebotomists.
  10. Develop a resume and cover letter relating to phlebotomy.

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