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Phlebotomy Training 

What you will learn

  • Introduction to Phlebotomy

  • What is Phlebotomy?

  • Phlebotomy Origins

  • Common Veins Used for Phlebotomy Blood and Blood Components Components of Blood

  • Red Blood Cells (Erythrocytes) Liquid Component (Plasma) Haemostasis and Blood Coagulation Vein Selection

  • Visual Inspection Palpation

  • Valves

  • Arteries

  • Vein Selection

  • Table: Suitability of veins for venipuncture and cannulation

  • Table: Location of veins

  • Where the most suitable veins for venipuncture are located.

  • Factors That May Affect Choice for Venipuncture and Cannulation

  • Phlebotomy Equipment

  • Tourniquets

  • Gloves

  • Antiseptic and Disinfectant

  • Needles

  • Safety Engineered Venipuncture Devices

  • Steps for a Routine Venipuncture

  • To tie the tourniquet, follow these steps

  • Select the Site

  • Perform the Venipuncture

  • Tips and tricks for accessing problem veins

  • Improving venous access

  • Avoid puncturing these areas Needle stick Injuries

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