Drawing Blood for Laboratory Testing
The goal of this course is to explain the nursing role in the process of drawing blood, also known as phlebotomy. This course will also provide basic information about the problems encountered with improperly drawn specimens and how to correct them.

Course Publication Date: April 30, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:BLT042219
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Explain the differences among tubing containers used to collect blood.
  • List guidelines to consider prior to performing a venipuncture.
  • Explain the importance of specimen integrity.
  • Describe Point of Care testing.
  • List the patient rights prior to performing a venipuncture.


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