MA 202 Intro Phlebotomy

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  1. Phlebotomy
    Practice of drawing blood from patient
  2. Phlebo
    Vein
  3. -tomy
    To Cut
  4. Job Skills
    • Technical, highly organized, detail oriented
    • Interpersonal skills, handle stress
    • Deal with difficult patients
    • Malfunctioning equipment, STAT response
    • Calm, professional manner
  5. Purpose of Phlebotomy
    Obtain blood samples for analysis
  6. Personal Characteristics
    • First medical professional a patient meets
    • Represent self, lab, and facility
    • Sets tone for patient stay
  7. Characteristics
    • Dependability
    • Honesty / Integrity
    • Positive Attitude
    • Empathy / Compassion
    • Professional Detatchment
    • Professional Appearance
    • Interpersonal / Telephone Skills
  8. 4 Aspects Professional Monitoring
    • Accreditation
    • Certification
    • Licensure
    • Continuing Medical Education
  9. Accreditation
    • For institutions that train phlebotomists
    • Meeting / documenting established standards (class and externship)
    • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  10. Certification
    • Evidence an individual has demonstrated proficiency in particular area of practice
    • Certifying State Exam
    • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  11. Licensure
    • Documented permit issued
    • Grants permission for service / procedures certified on
  12. Continuing Education units (CEU's)
    • To remain certified
    • Updates on new information, regulations, and techniques
    • Refresh skills less used
  13. 2 Most Important Legal Aspects Phlebo
    • Informed Consent
    • Confidentiality
  14. Informed Consent
    • Patient must be informed of treatments / risks before they are performed
    • Patient must consent before proceed
  15. Confidentiality
    • All info on patient is confidential medical info
    • Never talk about patient info
    • Covered / Enforced by HIPAA
  16. Patient Refusal Blood Draw
    Ensure patient's doctor notified promptly

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MA 202 Intro Phlebotomy
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2011-04-03 17:52:59
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