Congratulations on completing your first phlebotomy shift.
You should have completed the following training at this session:
Host venue relationships and communication
Setting up the room: temperature, equipment, layout
Calibrating the blood scales
Preparing the blood collection kit
Roles of the DAs at caudal and cranial end
Preparing the collection site
Phlebotomy technique – anatomical landmarks, needle placement, technique for holding line, troubleshooting issues with blood flow, mixing blood and anticoagulant, minimising blood clots
Collection weights: underdraw, ideal weight range, overdraw
Stripping and sealing the unit
Correct labelling of blood units
Quarantining of blood units: when and why
Packing and storage of blood units and temperature tracking
Please complete the quick quiz to recap what you have learnt. A score of 100% is required to generate the certificate.