Phlebotomy: A Competency Based Approach / Edition 3

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073374550
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/13/2012
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 167,286
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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

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