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Phlebotomy Handbook Plus New Mylab Health Professions with Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package
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PART I. OVERVIEW AND SAFETY PROCEDURES

1. Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Assessment

2. Communication, Computerization, and Documentation

3. Professional Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues

4. Infection Control

5. Safety and First Aid

6. Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems

7. The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

PART II. PHLEBOTOMY EQUIPMENT AND PROCEDURES

8. Blood Collection Equipment

9. Preexamination/Preanalytical Complications Causing Medical Errors in Blood Collection

10. Venipuncture Procedures

11. Capillary Blood Specimens

12. Specimen Handling, Transportation, and Processing

PART III. POINT-OF-CARE TESTING AND SPECIAL PROCEDURES

13. Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures

14. Point-of-Care Collections

15. Arterial, Intravenous (IV), and Special Collection Procedures

16. Urinalysis, Body Fluids, and Other Specimens

17. Drug Use, Forensic Toxicology, Workplace Testing, Sports Medicine, and Related Areas

Appendix 1. NAACLS Phlebotomy Competencies and Matrix

Appendix 2. Finding a Job

Appendix 3. International Organizations

Appendix 4. The Basics of Vital Signs

Appendix 5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health Care Settings

Appendix 6. Common Laboratory Assays, Tube Requirements, and Reference Intervals

Appendix 7. Guide for Maximum Amounts of Blood to Be Drawn from Patients Younger Than Age 14

Appendix 8. Basic Labeling and Packaging Requirements for Transporting Infectious Substances

Appendix 9. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) for Donor Phlebotomy

Appendix 10. Units of Measurement and Symbols

Appendix 11. Formulas, Calculations, and Metric Conversion

Appendix 12. Military Time (24-Hour Clock)

Appendix 13. Basic Spanish for Specimen Collection Procedures

Appendix 14. Competency Assessment Tracking Sheet

Appendix 15. Answers to Study Questions, Case Studies, and Competency Checklists

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