Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy

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Jacob Windham
Last Update June 28, 2022
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About This Course

Phlebotomy is the study of skin puncture and venipuncture for the purpose of collecting blood for laboratory testing. The course includes principles of proper phlebotomy technique, specimen processing, patient care, maintenance and use of equipment, recordkeeping and basic principles of anatomy and physiology, disease process, therapeutic communication, hazardous materials management, and patient assessment. Students enrolling in this program usually have some prior medical experience in working directly with patients. Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and universal precautions.

Learning Objectives

Verify patients’ identity to ensure proper labeling of specimens and entry of information into a database
Assemble and maintain equipment such as needles and specimen containers
Keep a clean, sanitary and safe work environment
Collect blood specimens for testing and analyzing in a clinical laboratory
Grasp the importance of customer service, communication skills and professionalism

Material Includes

  • Phlebotomy tips (PDF)
  • Competency assessments (PDF)
  • Study guide
  • Module quizzes
  • Course activities and resources
  • Course exams

Target Audience

  • EMT's and Paramedics
  • Healthcare Personnel
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical Students
  • Nurses
  • Nursing Students
  • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physicians
  • Public Health Workers
  • Other health professionals

Curriculum

13 Lessons4h

Phlebotomy Overview

Let’s learn about blood vessels9:30
8 Things you didn’t know about phlebotomy1:27

How to draw blood

Order of draw

Phlebotomy and difficult patients

Venipuncture procedure in-depth

Competency Assessment

Your Instructors

Jacob Windham

Paramedic

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$55.00

Level
Intermediate
Duration 4 hours
Lectures
13 lectures
Language
English

Material Includes

  • Phlebotomy tips (PDF)
  • Competency assessments (PDF)
  • Study guide
  • Module quizzes
  • Course activities and resources
  • Course exams

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