Success! in Phlebotomy by Kathleen Becan-mcbrideSuccess! in Phlebotomy by Kathleen Becan-mcbride

Success! in Phlebotomy

byKathleen Becan-mcbride, Diana Garza

Paperback | February 23, 2010

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Part of Prentice Hall’s SUCCESS! Series, SUCCESS! in Phlebotomy, Seventh Edition offers a comprehensive approach to Phlebotomy review. With recent federal, state, and quality assessment requirements, continuing education in phlebotomy has never been more important. This is the ideal review book to prepare for national board certification exams or to keep current in this dynamic field. Simulating the exact format and organization of topics on the board examinations, it contains over 650 multiple-choice questions with explanations and complete references. Some key features to this new edition include:

  • The questions are even more comprehensive in phlebotomy technical, skills and interpersonal communication areas than the sixth edition.
  • The chapters include up-to-date exam questions with the latest blood collection equipment and accompanying figures to assist in learning effective, collection steps in the utility and safety of these pieces of equipment.
  • The chapters include questions that focus on patient and phlebotomy safety and medical error reduction.
  • The latest Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) phlebotomy standards are followed in the questions presented in each chapter.
  • The online components include a complete simulated practice exam, audio glossary, and links to additional online reference sources. The scratch off code to access these online materials is printed on the inside front cover.

Title:Success! in PhlebotomyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.9 × 8 × 0.8 inPublished:February 23, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:013510100X

ISBN - 13:9780135101001

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Table of Contents

PART I: Overview and Safety Procedures       

1. Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Assessment 

2. Communication, Computerization, and Documentation 

3. Professional Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues 

4. Infection Control

5. Safety and First Aid 

6. Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems

7. The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems 


PART II:  Phlebotomy Equipment and Procedures

8. Blood Collection Equipment

9. Preanalytical Complications Causing Medical Errors in Blood Collection

10. Venipuncture Procedures 

11. Capillary Blood Specimens

12. Specimen Handling, Transportation, and Processing


PART III: Point-of-Care Testing and Special Procedures

13. Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures

14. Point-of- Care Collections

15. Arterial, Intravenous (IV), and Special Collection Procedures

16. Urinalysis, Body Fluid, and Other Specimens

17. Drug Use, Forensic Toxicology, Workplace Testing, Sports Medicine, and Related Areas