This “Phlebotomy Webinar” will focus on the role of the phlebotomist and the changes needed to provide safe service to COVID-19 positive patients in different service areas (ED, ICU vs. general floors). Staff trainings, PPE preservation, and collaboration with nursing staff to minimize entry to rooms will also be discussed.
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
This series is appropriate for phlebotomists, phlebotomy managers, phlebotomy educators, and other patient-care staff involved in specimen collection.
Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.
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