This course is designed for prospect phlebotomists or health care practitioners who are responsible for collection of blood and other specimens for examination. The course is designed to impart knowledge of skills, techniques and handling of equipment to ensure a successful and safe specimen and blood collection. The course benefits laboratory testing by making it diagnostics effective, leads to customer satisfaction and effective health outcomes.
The course is an integrated one that includes communication, clinical, technical and safety skills that are mandatory for a phlebotomist. The course includes both theoretical and practical work. Upon completion, the students will be able to take a National Certificate Exam.
What is expected of the students upon successful completion of the Phlebotomist Technician Program?
All students must secure 75% in all oral, written and lab work assessments. Failing to do so will render them as ineligible for the certificate.
People who are interested in taking up Phlebotomist Technician as a career, or people who aspire to change their line of profession to Phlebotomist Technician should apply for this course.
Title: Phlebotomy Essentials / Edition 5 Authors: Ruth E. McCall, Cathee M. Tankersley Overview Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is pleased to introduce the newest edition of our leading textbook Phlebotomy Essentials, a book created for all who want to correctly and safely practice phlebotomy. This new edition continues the LWW focus on providing accurate, up-to-date, and practical instruction in phlebotomy procedures and techniques, grounded by a comprehensive background in phlebotomy theory. Key additions include updated information on the latest CLSI guidelines, new media to accompany each chapter, more color photos, and the addition of terms to align the text with the International Standards Organization (ISO). Written to be highly accessible to students at all levels, and comprehensive enough for practicing phlebotomists, this text is complemented by a robust ancillary suite to help readers of all learning styles to master the material. The online ancillaries, coupled with the text and available workbook and exam review book, help create a dynamic phlebotomy learning experience. Product Details ISBN-13: 9781605476377 Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publication date: 02/25/2011 Pages: 576 Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d) Related Subjects Hematology Medical Reference Vascular Medicine Table of Contents UNIT I: INTRODUCTION TO PHLEBOTOMY IN HEALTHCARE Chapter 1: Phlebotomy and the Healthcare Setting Chapter 2: Quality Assurance and Legal Issues Chapter 3: Infection Control, Safety, First Aid and Personal Wellness UNIT II: OVERVIEW OF THE HUMAN BODY Chapter 4: Medical Terminology Chapter 5: Human Anatomy and Physiology Review Chapter 6: The Circulatory System UNIT III: BLOOD COLLECTION PROCEDURES Chapter 7: Blood Collection Equipment, Additives, and Order of Draw Chapter 8: Venipuncture Procedures Chapter 9: Preanalytical Considerations Chapter 10: Capillary Collection Equipment and Procedures UNIT IV: SPECIAL PROCEDURES AND ADDITIONAL DUTIES Chapter 11: Special Collections and Point-of-Care Testing Chapter 12: Computers and Specimen Handling and Processing Chapter 13: Nonblood Specimens and Tests Chapter 14: Arterial Puncture Procedures Appendix A Laboratory Tests Appendix B Laboratory Mathematics Appendix C Conversational Phrases in English and Spanish Appendix D Work Restrictions for Healthcare Employees Appendix E Answers to Study & Review Questions and Case Studies Appendix F Tube Guides Glossary Index