This module contains the essential phlebotomy theory and special procedures required to meet multiskilling needs in a variety of health care settings. It goes far beyond teaching how to simply perform a basic venipuncture. It emphazises safety, minimizing discomfort to the client, and collecting a quality blood specimen that will yield accurate laboratory results, thus providing a higher level of patient care.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Phlebotomy. Venipuncture Equipment and Supplies. Procedural Considerations. Venipuncture Procedure. Specimen Processing. Special Procedures. Quality Assurance in Phlebotomy. Risk Management in Phlebotomy. APPENDIX A. INDEX.