Phlebotomy: A Competency-Based Approach

Paperback | January 13, 2012

byKathryn Booth, Lillian Mundt

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The third edition of Phlebotomy: A Competency-Based Approach was designed to provide a complete introduction to the practice of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of safety procedures, equipment, point-of-care testing, and other skills. The textbook speaks directly to students and encourages them to identify and apply the concepts learned.

The text focuses on “need-to-know” information, and explains the reasoning behind the clinical information for a well-rounded and practical learning experience.

It is suitable for phlebotomy certification programs, medical laboratory technician programs, medical assistant programs, and even independent and distance learning courses.

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The third edition of Phlebotomy: A Competency-Based Approach was designed to provide a complete introduction to the practice of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of safety procedures, equipment, point-of-care testing, and other skills. The textbook speaks directly to students and encourages them to identify and apply the concepts lear...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.9 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0073374555

ISBN - 13:9780073374550

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Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 The Delivery of Healthcare
Chapter 2 Infection Control & Safety
Chapter 3 Understanding Medical Terms and Abbreviations
Chapter 4 Introduction to Body Systems and Laboratory Tests
Chapter 5 The Cardiovascular System
Chapter 6 Patient Identification and Specimen Requirements
Chapter 7 Blood Collection Equipment
Chapter 8 Routine Blood Collection
Chapter 9 Blood Specimen Handling
Chapter 10 Special Phlebotomy Procedures
Chapter 11 Quality Assurance
Chapter 12 Waived Testing and Collection of Non-blood Specimens
Chapter 13 Professionalism
Appendix A: Standard Precautions
Appendix B: Transmission-Based Precautions
Appendix C: Medical Terms: Prefixes, Suffixes, and Word Roots
Appendix D: Medical Abbreviations
Appendix E: Laboratory Tests
Appendix F: Competency Checklists
Appendix G: Historically-Relevant Phlebotomy Information
Appendix H: Answer Key