SUCCESS! in Phlebotomy: A Q&A Review (8e) : 9780134986098

SUCCESS! in Phlebotomy: A Q&A Review (8e)

Becan-Mcbride & Garza
 
Edition
 
8
ISBN
 
9780134986098
ISBN 10
 
0134986091
Published
 
31/07/2019
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
240
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$148.99
 
 
Title type
 
$60.00
 
 
Description

For courses preparing students for any phlebotomy certification or licensure exam.

Comprehensive exam prep for phlebotomy certification and licensure

SUCCESS! in Phlebotomy: A Q&A Review is a complete exam-preparation system that combines more than 850 exam-style questions with outline-style content review and interactive technology. Written by professional educators with vast experience in test writing, statistics, and cognitive assessment, the text covers all of the concepts, skills, techniques, standards, and instrumentation that students will encounter on certification and licensing exams for blood collection, specimen handling, and transportation.

The 8th edition of SUCCESS! in Phlebotomy is sequenced to match the 10th and latest edition of The Phlebotomy Handbook.

Table of contents
  • PART I: OVERVIEW, SAFETY PROCEDURES, AND MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS
  • 1. Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Essentials
  • 2. Communication, Computerization, and Documentation
  • 3. Professional Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues
  • 4. Infection Control
  • 5. Safety and First Aid
  • PART II: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE HUMAN BODY
  • 6. Medical Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology of Organ Systems
  • 7. The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
  • PART III: PHLEBOTOMY EQUIPMENT AND PROCEDURES
  • 8. Blood Collection Equipment
  • 9. Preanalytical Complications Causing Medical Errors in Blood Collection
  • 10. Venipuncture Procedures
  • 11. Capillary Blood Specimens
  • 12. Specimen Handling, Transportation, and Processing
  • PART IV: POINT-OF-CARE TESTING AND SPECIAL PROCEDURES
  • 13. Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures
  • 14. Point-of-Care Collections
  • 15. Arterial, Intravenous (IV), and Special Collection Procedures
  • 16. Urinalysis, Body Fluids, and Other Specimens
  • 17. Forensic Toxicology, Workplace Testing, Sports Medicine, and Related Areas
Features & benefits
  • This study resource prepares students for all leading international, national, and state board licensing exam, including those of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Phlebotomy Association (NPA), National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA), and National Accrediting Committee for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
  • Content is organised into four sections: (1) Overview, Safety Procedures, and Medical Communications; (2) Basics of Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body; (3) Phlebotomy Equipment and Procedures; and (4) Point­-of-­Care Testing and Special Procedures.
  • Updated - Students practice with more than 850 up-to-date, exam-­style multiple-­choice questions organised by topic, as well as corresponding answers. The questions test student recall of knowledge, skills, and facts, as well as their ability to apply recalled knowledge verbally, in writing, and in solving a problem or case situation.
  • Updated - The new edition aligns with the 10th and latest edition of The Phlebotomy Handbook and refers students to specific pages of the handbook for further explanation.
  • Clear rationales explain each answer in detail so students can apply this information to future challenges.
  • Study tips help students establish a study timeline and good habits, while instilling effective test-taking skills.
  • The latest techniques in safe vascular access of blood specimens, with emphasis on patient and health-care worker safety
  • Expanded content on collections in drug testing, special high-risk situations of patients, and legal issues
  • Updated clinical, technical, age-specific communication, quality, and safety skills required of professional phlebotomists
Student supplements