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Program level Student Learning Outcomes

Program-level Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes            

  • Define and utilize correct medical terminology          

  • Identify the health care provider in hospitals and clinics and the phlebotomist role as a member of the team.          

  • List the types of laboratory analysis performed in the various section of the clinical laboratory and how they are utilized to diagnose disease conditions.          

  • Demonstrate knowledge of infection control and safety and how to implement them in the laboratory environment and the phlebotomy procedure.          

  • Demonstrate basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of body systems and anatomic terminology in order to relate major areas of the clinical laboratory to general pathologic conditions associated with the body system.      

  • Identify the veins of the arms, hands, legs and feet on which phlebotomy is performed. *Demonstrate knowledge of collection equipment, various types of additives used, special precautions necessary and substances that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood constituents.      

  • Identify potential sites for venipuncture and capillary puncture and demonstrate the steps in the preparation of a puncture site and proper specimen collection.           

  • Upon completion of this course student will able to rotate independently in a clinical setting and accurately and successfully perform phlebotomy procedures on adults, children and infants under minimal supervision, while critically assessing every steps.       

  • List the types of laboratory analysis performed in the various section of the clinical laboratory and how they are utilized to diagnose disease conditions.   Phlebotomy 209 Student Learning Outcomes   *Perform venipuncture and capillary punctures on patients (i.e., adults, children and infants).       

  • To become familiar with procedures to collect specimens which require special collection techniques.          

  • Demonstrate understanding of requisition, specimen, processing and transportation.       

  •  Recognize the circumstances that would lead to recollection and/or rejection of specimens and the understanding of quality assurance (QA) in phlebotomy.           

  • Demonstrate the understanding of the basic concepts of verbal, non-verbal, and written communication in healthcare.           

  • List blood collection complications and procedural errors that affect the patient or the quality of the specimen and describe how to handle or avoid them.           

  • Identify and describe procedural errors that lead to failure of obtaining blood specimens.           

  • Differentiate types of laws and discuss the importance of legal issues to the phlebotomist. *Describe and demonstrate proper procedure for obtaining capillary specimen.       

  • Define and perform Point of Care Testing (POCT).           

  • Steps in performing a 12-lead ECG.           

  • Discuss patient instructions in the collection of non-blood specimens.           

  • Become proficient in all types of blood specimen collection through the clinical rotation experience.          

Programmatic Outcomes Data    

  FY16 2016-17 2017-18
Enrollment * 53 92 43
Retention ** 85% 98% 100%
Completion *** 85% 92% N/A
Pass Rate 100% 100% N/A​
Graduates Employment Rate **** 65% N/A​ N/A​
* Students entering program 
** The percentage of students retained through one year.
*** The number of students that complete the program based on the number of students admitted in the cohort that completed at the designated completion rate of 150%.
**** The percentage of graduates who are employed as in their field of study within the first 6 months after program completion.
N/A: Not available for this fiscal year. ​