2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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PLAB 1223 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Phlebotomy
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


PLAB 1260 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Clinical - Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (6 Ext.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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