With a storyboard format and full-color illustrations, Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manual describes all aspects of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Procedures are outlined in a detailed storyboard format, pairing steps with full-color photos to help you understand the equipment and techniques such as venipuncture, dermal puncture, arterial blood collection, and special procedures. Written by Robin Warekois and Richard Robinson, this book also includes workbook sections for review, study questions, competency checklists, and a mock certification exam providing effective preparation for the phlebotomy certification exam.
Unit 1: Introduction to Phlebotomy 1. Introduction to Phlebotomy 2. Health Care Structure 3. Safety 4. Infection Control
Unit 2: Phlebotomy Basics 5. Medical Terminology 6. Human Anatomy and Physiology 7. Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
Unit 3: Specimen Collection 8. Venipuncture Equipment 9. Routine Venipuncture 10. Dermal Puncture 11. Venipuncture Complications 12. Blood Collection in Special Populations 13. Arterial Blood Collection 14. Special Collections and Procedures 15. Special Nonblood Collection Procedures
Unit 4: Specimen Handling 16. Specimen Transport, Handling, and Processing 17. Point-of-Care Testing
Unit 5: Professional Issues 18. Quality Phlebotomy 19. Legal Issues in Phlebotomy Appendix A: Metric System Measurements Appendix B: Common English-Spanish Phrases for Phlebotomy Appendix C: Competency Checklists Appendix D: Common Abbreviations Appendix E: Mock Certification Exam Appendix F: Answers to Chapter Questions and Mock Certification Exam Glossary