Phlebotomy /EKG Technician - GCC

Course Description This course is designed to prepare the student to function in Phlebotomy and Electrocardiography in a professional healthcare setting. A phlebotomist is a professionally trained person who may work in a hospital, clinical laboratory, health-care facility, or physician’s office to obtain blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-techniques procedures. After taking this course the student will also be able to perform diagnostic EKGs. In addition to technical, clerical, and interpersonal skills, the phlebotomist/ EKG technician must develop strong organizational skills to handle a heavy workload efficiently and maintain accuracy, often under stressful conditions. Multiskilling of health care providers is essential for a care delivery system that provides clinical quality and cost-effective outcomes.
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Greenfield Community College
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Transormation Agenda
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Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

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Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Credential
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
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