Obtaining Blood Samples

OCCH 324

This course examines two procedures for obtaining blood samples: venipuncture and capillary puncture. Appropriate venipuncture sites, capillary samples, correct order of draw and troubleshooting are systematically addressed. Students are required to demonstrate competence of venipuncture in a supervised setting. Prerequisite: RN, RPN, LPN, or consent of the program.

Hours: 22

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Professional Development Certificate

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