Success! in Phlebotomy

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Kathleen Becan-McBride / Diana Garza  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
7
Language
English
Total pages
240
Pub.-date
February 2010
ISBN13
9780135101001
ISBN
013510100X
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Description

For self-study or courses intended to prepare students for any phlebotomy certification or licensure examination.

 

SUCCESS! in Phlebotomy, Seventh Edition is a complete system that covers everything students need to know to prepare for the latest certification and licensing examinations in blood collection, specimen handling, and transportation. It reflects today's latest practice standards and instrumentation, and the field's growing focus on safety and quality. It includes 850 up-to-date multiple-choice questions, proven outline-style content review, and extensive online resources, including a complete practice exam. Sequenced to match Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Collection Essentials, Eighth Edition, it is now organized into three parts: overview and safety procedures; phlebotomy equipment and procedures; and point-of-care testing and special procedures.

 

Features

For self-study or courses intended to prepare students for any phlebotomy certification or licensure examination.

 

SUCCESS! in Phlebotomy, Seventh Edition is a complete system that covers everything students need to know to prepare for the latest certification and licensing examinations in blood collection, specimen handling, and transportation. It reflects today's latest practice standards and instrumentation, and the field's growing focus on safety and quality. It includes 850 up-to-date multiple-choice questions, proven outline-style content review, and extensive online resources, including a complete practice exam. Sequenced to match Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Collection Essentials, Eighth Edition, it is now organized into three parts: overview and safety procedures; phlebotomy equipment and procedures; and point-of-care testing and special procedures.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Comprehensive preparation for leading international, national, and state board licensing exams-including ASCP and NPA, NCA, NAACLS, and more

  • Prepares students for whatever specific phlebotomy certification or licensing requirements they need to meet 

850 realistic, exam-style multiple-choice questions, organized by topic-covering all key areas of blood collection, including fundamental concepts, safety, equipment, standard and special procedures, complications, and point-of-care testing

  • Gives students a single prep resource covering all the concepts, skills, and techniques they need to master
  • Enables students to practice, gain experience, and build confidence 

Questions written to test three levels of knowledge-including recall of previously learned knowledge; application through verbal and written skills; and problem solving in real-world environments

  • Helps students ensure that they are thoroughly ready for their exams, not just superficially ready

Clear answers and rationales-explaining each answer in detail

  • Helps students thoroughly understand why each answer is correct, so they can apply key concepts to new challenges  

Detailed chapter objectives-previewing the information and skills that students must learn in each chapter

  • Tells students exactly what knowledge they will be responsible for 

Extensive online resources-including a complete simulated practice exam, audio glossary, and links to additional online reference sources

  • Gives students powerful interactive tools for deepening their knowledge and ensuring their exam readiness 

New to this Edition

New! Sequenced to match Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Collection Essentials, Eighth Edition, with answersreferenced to specific pages there

  • Helps students study even more efficiently, and find additional information even more rapidly
Updated! Revamped content and many new illustrations reflect latest clinical laboratory techniques, automated instruments, and analyses,
  • Gives students clearer, more focused insights into the equipment and procedures they will actually be asked to use 

Updated! Comprehensive coverage of avoiding laboratory errors in the preanalytical phase, including a full chapter on specimen handling, transportation, and processing

  • Helps students respond to the field's increased focus on improving both safety and quality 

New! Full chapter on medical terminology, and the anatomy and physiology of organ systems

  • Helps students understand both the scientific concepts and terminology they will encounter on their exams

Table of Contents

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. 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 Fluid, and Other Specimens

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

 


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