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Special Topics in Phlebotomy (Online CE Course)

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Authors: Mary Ertl Dettmann, MA, CLS, MT(ASCP); Beth Kratzer, CLS, MT(ASCP)

This program is designed as an educational and training tool for laboratory personnel, phlebotomists, and other healthcare personnel who perform blood collections. This course is also appropriate for clinical laboratory science and phlebotomy students.

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 1 hour(s)
Course number 578-005-17, approved through 2/28/2019
Course number 20-547899, approved through 9/1/2018

Objectives

  • Recognize and react appropriately to an adverse patient reaction during the performance of phlebotomy.
  • Respond appropriately to age, cultural, and ethnic differences while performing phlebotomy procedures.
  • Obtain a specimen for a blood culture in a manner that does not result in contamination.
  • Explain how to obtain specimens that are appropriate for special laboratory tests.
  • Understand the importance of team dynamics and how they affect quality patient care.

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Course Outline

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Additional Information

Level of instruction: Basic
 
Intended audience: This program is designed as an educational and training tool for laboratory personnel, phlebotomists, and other healthcare personnel who perform blood collections. This course is also appropriate for clinical laboratory science and phlebotomy students.
 
Author information: Mary Ertl Dettmann, MA, CLS, MT(ASCP) is the education supervisor for Wheaton Franciscan Laboratory in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University. She has created several interactive, adult-learning courses in laboratory-related subjects including phlebotomy.
 
Beth Kratzer, CLS, MT(ASCP) is a Clinical Trainer in the Education Department at Wheaton Franciscan Laboratories in Wauwatosa Wisconsin. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire in 1981 and obtained a Certificate of Professional Training from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2004. In addition to many years of technical experience in the hospital environment, Beth has been involved in the creation, implementation and facilitation of educational and training programs for healthcare associates since 2001.
 

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Cleansing site


Materials needed for specimen collection.


080 blood culture bottles.gif


100 Sterilization Materials.gif


134 Routine venipuncture apply pressure.gif


drug_absorb_excrete


heel warmer edit


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