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Patient Injuries Caused by Phlebotomy

Patient Injuries Caused by Phlebotomy (858)
Although most injuries from performing a blood draw are rare, they can and do occur. This course reviews injuries ranging from mild to serious, describing the signs and symptoms, and ways to prevent the injury from occurring.
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Online - Complete Course
Course is available online IMMEDIATELY after purchase
Reading material is presented in a PDF or PowerPoint format
One copy of the reading material can be printed out or saved
Quiz answers are entered online & graded immediately
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Discuss why phlebotomy injuries occur.
  • Describe the injuries that can be caused by tourniquet application.
  • Explain what a hematoma is and how it is caused.
  • Describe what compartment syndrome is and the complications it can cause.
  • Explain what phlebitis and thrombophlebitis are and describe the symptoms.
  • Recall the signs and symptoms of nerve injury and list ways to prevent it from happening.
  • List the sites that should be avoided when performing a venipuncture.
  • Describe injuries that can be caused by tape removal and who is normally affected.

Provider #: 50-2256
CE Broker Reporting

We report to CE Broker immediately after course completion, provided that your license number is in your profile prior to course completion.

Course #: 20-573007

P.A.C.E Provider #: 511
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Approval

Continuing Education Unlimited is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.

Approved   |   511-036-23

California Dept of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services

Our Laboratory courses are accepted by The California Department of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services, when the course also has an ASCLS P.A.C.E. #.

Accrediting Agency #: 0001
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 Deborah L. Buckley, MBA, MT(ASCP)
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