The blood withdrawal course is designed for individuals who are currently employed as a Research Assistant in a non-diagnostic setting (19-4061). It serves as continuing education for individuals currently employed in medical research where obtaining human blood samples maybe included among other job duties. View our other web pages if you are interested in phlebotomy certification courses or additional phlebotomy related coursework.
Theoretical review of human anatomy and physiology with emphasis on the blood and the circulatory systems. Special emphasis is placed on possible complications arising from human error when withdrawing blood and the proper responses to potential complications. This session ends with a detailed discussion of universal precautions. The emphasis here is placed on OSHA’s bloodborne pathogens standard that safeguards against the transmission of bloodborne diseases.