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
Job/Work Location & Work Profile
Hospitals:Draw blood samples from patients with minimal pain and discomfort
Laboratories:Storage and transportation of samples
Blood Banks:for keeping track of blood samples
Nursing Homes:Maintenance of a database
Clinics:Comfortable in working with computers and high-tech lab equipment