Phlebotomy: A Competency Based Approach
With Phlebotomy’s pedagogy-rich format and plentiful Competency Checks, easily grasp not only essential phlebotomy skills and competencies, but also the critical soft skills needed for a successful transition from classroom to lab.

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1. CHAPTER 1   Phlebotomy and Healthcare
2.  CHAPTER 2  Safety and Preparedness
3.  CHAPTER 3  Infection Control
4.  CHAPTER 4  Medical Terminology and Abbreviations
5.  CHAPTER 5  Body Systems and Related Laboratory Tests
6.  CHAPTER 6  The Cardiovascular System
7.  CHAPTER 7  Patient and Specimen Requirements
8.  CHAPTER 8  Blood Collection Equipment
9.  CHAPTER 9  Venipuncture
10. CHAPTER 10  Dermal (Capillary) Puncture
11. CHAPTER 11   Blood Specimen Handling
12. CHAPTER 12  Quality Essentials
13. CHAPTER 13  Special Phlebotomy Procedures
14. CHAPTER 14  Collection of Non-Blood Specimens
15. CHAPTER 15  Waived Testing
16. CHAPTER 16  Practicing Professional Behavior
APPENDIX A   Standard Precautions
APPENDIX B   Transmission-Based Precautions
APPENDIX C   Prefixes, Suffixes, and Word Roots in Commonly Used Medical Terms
APPENDIX D   Abbreviations and Symbols Commonly Used in Medical Notations
APPENDIX E   Medical Laboratory Tests
APPENDIX F   Historically Relevant Phlebotomy Information 
APPENDIX G   ASCLS Code of Ethics and Pledge to the Profession 
APPENDIX H   Competency Checklists (Additional Procedures for Allen Test and Arterial Puncture Included) 
APPENDIX I    Commonly Used Tubes in Order of Draw