Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy

Mayo Clinic Laboratories Education is pleased to announce the release of its first of six phlebotomy modules, “Fundamentals of Phlebotomy.”

By Heidi Zunker • April 1, 2019

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this “Phlebotomy Module,” learners will be introduced to medical terminology, learning many of the terms they are likely to encounter in a health care setting. Additionally, information related to collection devices, types of equipment, and the situations to use them in will be discussed.

By MCL Education • April 1, 2019

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., will cover the need and evidence behind following the order of draw recommendations for routine blood collection. Specifically, does evidence demonstrate a need to collect serum tubes before either potassium EDTA or citrate tubes?

By Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D. • February 12, 2019

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