Phlebotomy

Program Overview
• Introduction
• Blood components used for testing
• Equipment (tubes, needles, holders, tourniquet)
• Prior Preparation (orders, tube selection, patient assessment)
• Preparing the patient (conversation, tourniquet, assess vein, cleanse area)
• Preforming venepuncture
• Special considerations
• Problems and Solutions
• Complications
• Risks and Prevention
• Disposal of contaminated supplies
• Review
• Use of a syringe
• Patient instructions
• Capillary samples (finger, heel)
• Sterile samples for blood culture.

Contact Information

Timmins Campus
Tel: 705-235-3211 ext. 2270
training@northern.on.ca