This course discusses the possible infectious complications that can happen from any type of phlebotomy or venous puncture. We will discuss signs & symptoms, laboratory evaluations, and treatment options for various infection types, including cellulitis, abscesses, and septicemia. You will also learn about patient risk factors and infection control measures to keep the patient safe.
At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
Lists the types of infectious complications that can occur from phlebotomy.
Lists the signs & symptoms, laboratory evaluation, and treatment options for cellulitis.
Lists the signs & symptoms, laboratory evaluation, and treatment options for abscesses.
Lists the signs & symptoms, laboratory evaluation, and treatment options for sepsis and septicemia.
Recalls the patient risk factors that may contribute to infectious complications.
Recalls some important infection control measures that can help keep you and your patient safe.
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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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