9780077605094

Phlebotomy: A Competency Based Approach w/Connect Plus Access Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077605094

  • ISBN10:

    0077605098

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/27/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

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.

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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