ISBN-10:
0073513849
ISBN-13:
9780073513843
Pub. Date:
01/13/2015
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Phlebotomy: A Competency Based Approach / Edition 4

Phlebotomy: A Competency Based Approach / Edition 4

by Kathryn A. Booth, Lillian Mundt
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Overview

Competency is within your reach with the fourth edition of Phlebotomy: A Competency-Based Approach. With Phlebotomy’s pedagogy-rich format and plentiful Competency Checks, easily grasp not only essential phlebotomy skills and competencies, but also the critical soft skills needed for a successful transition from classroom to lab.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073513843
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/13/2015
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 194,755
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lillian A. Mundt, EdD, MLS(ASCP)SH, LMT(NCBMT) is a medical laboratory scientist, massage therapist, curriculum designer, and author. Her background includes a bachelor's degree in medical technology, a master's degree in health professions education, and a doctorate in educational leadership. For over 30 years, she has developed and taught phlebotomy programs, clinical laboratory science programs, and graduate programs at both hospital and university-based institutions. She has authored and developed course materials used in online continuing education programs for colleges and universities, as well as online continuing education companies. In addition, Dr. Mundt has authored several articles for professional journals; a text for Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins; and a dissertation. Dr. Mundt has presented at local, state, and national conventions since 1994. Her current focus is on developing educational materials for medical laboratory science and health professions education. She remains current in both her professions by maintaining employment as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) as well as by developing and teaching courses on a contractual basis.


Kathryn A. Booth, RN-BSN, RMA (AMT), RPT, CPhT, MS is a registered nurse (RN) with a master’s degree in education as well as certifications in phlebotomy, pharmacy tech, and medical assisting. She is an author, an educator, and a consultant for Total Care Programming, Inc. She has over 30 years of teaching, nursing, and healthcare experience that spans five states. As an educator, Kathy has been awarded the teacher of the year in three states where she taught various health sciences, including medical assisting in both a classroom and an online capacity. Kathy serves on the AMT Examinations, Qualifications, and Standards committee, as well as the advisory board for two educational institutions. She stays current through working at various practice settings as well as obtaining and maintaining certifications. Her larger goal is to develop up-to-date, dynamic healthcare educational materials to assist her and other educators and to promote healthcare professions. In addition, Kathy enjoys presenting innovative new learning solutions for the changing healthcare and educational landscape to her fellow professionals nationwide.

Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER 1 Phlebotomy and Healthcare

CHAPTER 2 Infection Control and Safety

CHAPTER 3 Introduction to Medical and Anatomical Terminology

CHAPTER 4 Body Systems and Related Laboratory Tests

CHAPTER 5 The Cardiovascular System

CHAPTER 6 Patient and Specimen Requirements

CHAPTER 7 Blood Collection Equipment

CHAPTER 8 Venipuncture

CHAPTER 9 Dermal/Capillary Puncture

CHAPTER 10 Blood Specimen Handling

CHAPTER 11 Special Phlebotomy Procedures

CHAPTER 12 Quality Essentials

CHAPTER 13 Waived Testing and Collection of Non-Blood Specimens

CHAPTER 14 Practicing Professional Behavior

Appendix A: Standard Precautions

Appendix B: Transmission-Based Precautions

Appendix C: Medical Terms: Prefixes, Suffixes, and Word Roots

Appendix D: Medical Abbreviations

Appendix E: Medical Laboratory Tests

Appendix F: Historically Relevant Phlebotomy Information

Appendix G: ASCLS Code of Ethics and Pledge to the Profession

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