Expires October 1, 2018
Length: 1 hour 6 minutes
This presentation was originally presented during Mayo Medical Laboratories’ 2016 Phlebotomy Conference. In this entertaining presentation, Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., presents a series of difficult cases in phlebotomy and then presents a review of available literature to make a recommendation on the best course of action for each case.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss incidence of venipuncture complications.
- Outline the optimal time to draw labs after transfusion.
- Justify limiting the practice of “drawing the rainbow.”
This program is appropriate for clinicians, pathologists, medical technologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health staff.
Level of Instruction
Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
The following types of credit are offered for our Virtual Lecture programs:
State of California
State of Florida
To obtain credit:
- Watch the video.
- Complete the posttest and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
- Generate and print your certificate.
For an instruction sheet that describes the process, see http://www.cme-evaluations.com/instructions.pdf.
Note: Participants requesting P.A.C.E.© credit, in compliance with ASCLS P.A.C.E. program requirements, must attain a score of 70% or higher on the posttest to obtain a certificate.
Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E® contact hours. Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.
Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science for State of California and State of Florida credit. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General credit. The level of instruction for this program is intermediate. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.