Venipuncture for Laboratory Testing
The purpose of this course is to illustrate for the learner the various aspects of venipuncture for laboratory testing. This author will discuss important equipment, the venipuncture procedure, guiding principles, specimen handling, and complications and precautions.

Course Publication Date: October 03, 2015

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Author:Cynthia Thomas EdD, RNC, CDONA
Course No:VLT092815
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
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Learning Objectives
  • Recognize equipment required to draw blood samples for laboratory testing
  • Identify specific procedures for drawing blood samples
  • Determine principle that guide safe collection and handling of blood samples
  • Distinguish precautions so blood draws will be a safe procedure


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