Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., will provide you with an overview of the potential differences in potassium levels that may occur when testing capillary blood versus a venous sample.

By Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D. • January 8, 2018

During this “Pediatric Phlebotomy” presentation from the live 2017 Phlebotomy Conference, different pain-relieving techniques will be reviewed and critically evaluated for efficacy, as well as solutions to improve workflows and processes in the outpatient and inpatient settings.

By MML Education • December 6, 2017

This “Pediatric Phlebotomy” presentation from the live 2017 Phlebotomy Conference, will focus on the challenges associated with age-related collections, dealing specifically with both the pediatric and geriatric patient.

By MML Education • December 6, 2017

Originally presented November 29, 2017
This “Phlebotomy” presentation will provide the audience with a high-level understanding of the various steps of the pre-analytic processes of Mayo Medical Laboratories that lead to the timely handling of incoming specimen volumes.

By MML Education • November 29, 2017

This “Phlebotomy” presentation focuses on the establishment of a formal training program for new hires and will include a discussion regarding the design of the training program to meet the needs of the organization.

By MML Education • August 16, 2017

This “Pediatric Phlebotomy” presentation addresses the increase in the number of tests available using a blood spot specimen and concerns about bruising, a team was created to investigate causes of bruising and select the best method for collecting blood from infants.

By MML Education • February 15, 2017

This video presentation covers the entire phlebotomy venipuncture process. Topics include phlebotomy supplies, patient safety, and patient identification.

By MML Education • August 15, 2016

This comprehensive program is designed to supplement your hospital’s phlebotomy training and education.  It focuses on the difficulties phlebotomists face while obtaining collections from a variety of patient populations and situations.

By MML Education • August 15, 2016

In this “Pediatric Phlebotomy” presentation we will present to you how a technician can apply certain techniques to reduce fear and anxiety associated with blood draws and IV starts.

By MML Education • April 14, 2016

This “Pediatric Phlebotomy” presentation will cover the basics of blood gas testing in the pediatric setting; why it is performed and what sample types can be used.

By MML Education • August 15, 2015

In this “Pediatric Phlebotomy” presentation we will present to you how a Laboratory Technician applies pain-less blood draws in everyday collections.

By MML Education • May 13, 2015

This “Pediatric Phlebotomy” presentation will discuss the types of quality measures used in pediatric phlebotomy and how they are applied to improve specimen quality.

By MML Education • April 23, 2015