Phlebotomy Technician Specialist / Edition 2

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Overview

PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN SPECIALIST, 2E offers the most comprehensive information available in order to expertly perform phlebotomy tasks. Whether the reader is already a Medical Laboratory Technician or cross training from another branch of Allied Health, Phlebotomy Technician Specialist, 2E is versatile enough to be used by anyone new to phlebotomy. This edition has been updated to reflect relevant National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) competency guidelines. Chapter reorganization successfully enhances the learning path for readers through a more concise and logical flow of professional phlebotomist skills. With its up-to-date content, thorough examples, eye-catching illustrations, and emphasis on customer service, this textbook sets the standard for phlebotomy instruction.

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"I wouldn't change a thing…It is in depth and would give phlebotomists a great base."Kelli M. Hiller, MS, MLS (ASCP), Blood Bank, Phlebotomy and Central Processing Supervisor and Adjunct Professor, Signature Healthcare and Bristol Community College, Brocton and Fall River, MA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435486447
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/27/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 644,563
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kathryn Kalanick has been a post-secondary educator for 30 years. Her last position, prior to starting her own company, was as Director of Education for the Career Academy in Anchorage, Alaska. Ms. Kalanick has been instrumental in developing numerous Allied Health Care curriculums, for both on-ground and on-line programs, for national accreditation. Ms. Kalanick serves as a member of several educational advisory boards nationwide and has served as a member of both the Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Examination review teams for NCCT and currently serves as the Chair for NCCT's Board of Testing. She currently owns and operates Educational Pathways in Utah, and works as an author, consultant, invited speaker, curriculum developer and instructional designer. She is a Certified Medical Assistant and Nationally Certified Phlebotomy Technician, as well as one of the nation's first Certified Postsecondary Instructors to earn the CPI (NCCT) credential.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Phlebotomy. 2. Professional Communication Skills. 3. Medical Terminology. 4. Anatomy and Physiology. 5. Infection Control - Safety Procedures. 6. Documentation. 7. Blood Collection Equipment and Supplies. 8. Collection by Capillary Puncture. 9. Collection by Routine Venipuncture. 10. Preanalytical Errors and Complications of Blood Collection. 11. Specialized Phlebotomy Techniques. 12. Point-Of-Care Testing and Other Laboratory Tests. 13. Vital Signs. 14. Electrocardiography. 15. Employment Skills. Appendix: Most Commonly Ordered Diagnostic Tests Glossary. Index.

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