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This course provides students with classroom and lab instruction in phlebotomy techniques. Topics include equipment and procedures for blood collection by venipuncture and capillary punctures. Students will learn basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, specimen handling, clinical relevance of laboratory tests, safety, liability, and professional ethics.
Anoka Technical College
1355 West Highway 10
Anoka, MN 55303
Textbook: Phlebotomy Handbook, 9th Ed, Garza, ISBN-13: 978-0133144567 (Available first day of class; Included in tuition cost)
-Must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED
-Must participate in lab each class period
Please note: This is an accelerated class schedule and may not be suitable for all students. Success requires time spent outside of class to complete readings and assignments.