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Blood Collection: Performing Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy is the collection of blood, which is done to assess person s state of health, diagnose pathology, treat certain hematologic diseases, and for the collection of blood products like plasma. It can be performed by many healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, phlebotomists, and other providers.

Duration 31 min
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Phlebotomy is the collection of blood, which is done to assess person’s state of health, diagnose pathology, treat certain hematologic diseases, and for the collection of blood products like plasma. It can be performed by many healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, phlebotomists, and other providers. This second program in the three-part Blood Collection series will focus on performing venipuncture, troubleshooting problems with gaining venous access, and common complications. In addition, guidelines for documentation of the procedure will be presented.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Identify the proper labeling used for various blood tests
  • Describe the preparation procedure before drawing blood
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of several equipment options for phlebotomy
  • Describe the venipuncture procedure
  • Explain the Emergency Nurses Association’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for taking a blood culture
  • Describe the solutions to three common problems when performing phlebotomy
  • List the proper information to include when documenting a blood draw
Products Specifications
Formats Available DVD
Duration 31 min
Supporting Materials
Language English
Languages Available English
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Healthcare, Blood Collection