Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Audrey Schuetz, M.D., discusses the diagnosis of a bloodstream infection and how it is one of the most critical functions within a health care team.

By MCL Education • September 20, 2018

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., describes how pseudohyperkalemia has many causes, from collection techniques, processing, and even transport. This presentation focuses on the various preanalytic and analytic causes of pseudohyperkalemia and what you as a phlebotomist can do to prevent it.

By Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D. • September 10, 2018

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” James Hernandez, M.D., expresses the importance of safety and why it is integral in processing and phlebotomy.

By MCL Education • June 14, 2018

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., presents a case-based scenario on drawing blood from a patient receiving intravenous fluids.

By Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D. • May 7, 2018

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
This “Phlebotomy” webinar will provide information pertaining to the collection of arterial specimens and will focus on those collections performed for arterial blood-gas testing.

By MCL Education • February 28, 2018

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

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
During this “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 MCL 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 MCL Education • December 6, 2017

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
This “Phlebotomy” webinar 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 MCL Education • November 29, 2017

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
This “Phlebotomy” webinar 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 MCL Education • August 16, 2017

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this ‘Virtual Lecture” session, audience members will observe blood gas and electrolyte testing on native specimens and predict the impact of deliberate contamination of blood gas specimens with air, or serum specimens with a solution used for total parenteral nutrition.

By MCL Education • May 18, 2017

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this “Phlebotomy” webinar, we will discuss why quality indicators in the pre-analytical phase of testing are performed, the process of deciding what metrics to measure, and how to interpret and act on the data.

By MCL Education • May 17, 2017

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this “Phlebotomy” webinar, Dr. Brad Karon will review and contrast the complications of arterial puncture and venipuncture.

By MCL Education • March 15, 2017