The Phlebotomy Assistant program is a short duration skill based training program, with an objective to develop a pool of trained workforce which can be employed by diagnostic/ healthcare service providers to assist medical laboratory technologist/pathologist. This program focuses on the acquisition of skills necessary to draw quality blood samples from patients, storage & transport to laboratory for medical testing.
The program aims at making a student competent to perform the following skills:
- • Demonstrate the ability to collect. Storage, transport, receive, accept or reject and store blood, etc.
- • Practice infection control measures including collection, segregation, storage, transportation and disposal of the Biomedical Waste in the lab/unit, techniques to maintain the personal hygiene & use of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at work place.
- • Demonstrate Basic Life Support (BLS) measures & first aid in the event of emergencies.