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Pathology Specimen Collectors (Phlebotomists) are vital members of a pathology laboratory team with considerable technical expertise and interpersonal skills. Their role includes collecting blood and other specimens from both hospital patients and external clients for pathology testing. This course is designed to provide valuable skills, knowledge and practical experience for anyone wishing to pursue a career in the interactive, flexible and challenging world of a pathology specimen collection or pathology assistance.

Pathology Courses

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Certificate III in Pathology Collection HLT37215

Employment Opportunities

This qualification covers workers who undertake the collection of blood and other pathology specimens under supervision. It should be noted that this qualification does not cover collection of a range of specimens for specialised testing, collection of arterial blood gases or team leadership and training.


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