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About the Certificate
Phlebotomists are people trained to draw blood or other specimens from a patient for clinical or medical testing, transfusions, donations, or research. The duties of a phlebotomist may include properly identifying the patient, interpreting the tests requested on the requisition, drawing blood into the correct tubes with the proper additives, accurately explaining the procedure to the patients, preparing patients accordingly, practicing the required forms of asepsis, practicing standard and universal precautions, performing the skin/vein puncture, withdrawing blood into containers or tubes, restoring hemostasis of the puncture site, instructing patients on post-puncture care, ordering tests per the doctor’s requisition, affixing tubes with electronically printed labels, and delivering specimens to a laboratory.
This workshop will be useful to all in a healthcare profession which include (but not limited to) Personal Support Worker (PSW), Registered Nurse (RN), Lab techs, Medical Office, and ETC.