Phlebotomy Awareness Training

Phlebotomy Awareness Training

Course Overview

This phlebotomy training course is an overview of the phlebotomy regulations and is generally taken by medical assistants and allied healthcare professionals who have previously completed a phlebotomy training or course.This training awareness course is intended to keep medical assistants and allied healthcare professionals aware of phlebotomy use and its function in a healthcare setting.

Course Accreditation

This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 2 clinical/general CEUs. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.

Author Information

Brian Dickens – MBA, PHD, NATIONALLY REGISTERED CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (NRCMA)
Medical Program Director
Dr. Brian Dickens is a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) and subject matter expert in the medical assisting and allied health fields.

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Disclosure statement: Dr. Brian Dickens reports having no financial or advisory relationship with any corporate, medical, or political organization doing work related to this educational activity or other business activity.

Approval Number:

137956

Intended Audience

This training awareness course is intended to keep medical assistants and allied healthcare professionals aware of phlebotomy use and its function in a healthcare setting. It is developed for front-line healthcare personnel who work with phlebotomy in their scope of allied healthcare. Examples of covered workers include those who may work in or are:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Allied health schools
  • Students
  • Educators
  • Solo and group practices

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education phlebotomy course, medical assistants and allied healthcare professionals will be able to explain the importance of phlebotomy as well as:

  • Describe the role of a phlebotomist
  • Describe the heart and circulation system
  • Discuss the procedure of phlebotomy
  • Describe the elements of the blood
  • Describe the order of draw

Course outline

  • 1. What is phlebotomy
  • 2. Phlebotomists
  • 3. Overview of the circulatory system
  • 4. Blood components
  • 5. Phlebotomy site selection
  • 6. Considerations to take into account prior to venipuncture
  • 7. Venipuncture
  • 8. Complications associated with phlebotomy
  • 9. Test tubes, additives, and tests
  • 10. Order of draw
  • 11. Infection control/chain of infection
  • 12. References
  • 13. Test

Disclaimer:

This is a summary of essential elements of phlebotomy and is not a comprehensive guide to phlebotomy compliance. Regulation by those that perform phlebotomy are obligated to comply with all of its requirements of the employer and should not refer to this program as a guide of legal information or advice.
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