Laboratory Technician-Phlebotomy classes (LTE 101 and LTE 102), which are offered through the Division of Nursing and Allied Health, is listed in the class schedule under the Laboratory Technician heading. The courses provide students with knowledge and skills necessary to perform the collection, identification and preservation of specimens as applied to venipuncture techniques.
Phlebotomists are trained to collect blood specimens by safely performing skill puncture or venipuncture procedures on patients of all ages. They are required to adhere to strict policies and safety precautions designed to provide patient protection and comfort, and to assure safe handling of specimens through the collection process.
Allied Health courses have mandatory prerequisites. This information must be provided to the Nursing and Allied Health Office before permission to enroll in the course is granted.