Skill: Phlebotomy Technology

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Susmita Chakrabarty

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Course Name : Phlebotomy Technology

Code(Credit) : CUTM3062(0-2-2)

Course Objectives

    1. Introduction to the healthcare system
    2. Collection of blood samples for various tests.
    3. Laboratory safety and standard precautions
    4. Collection of other samples for analysis.
    5. Preparation of blood smears.
    6. Sample transportation.
    7. Infection control.
    8. Biomedical waste disposal.

Learning Outcomes

Upon the completion of the course student will be able to :

  1. Students will learn to work in hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities
  2. Learn the skill of drawing blood from patients in preparation for medical testing.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of infection control and safety.
  4. Demonstrate professional conduct and interpersonal communication skills with patients, laboratory personnel, other health care professionals, and the public.

Demonstrate proper techniques to perform venipuncture and capillary puncture.

Course Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction to Phlebotomy & Interpret test request forms.

Practice- Interpretation of laboratory request forms.

 

 Module 2: Prepare an appropriate site for obtaining blood samples. 

Practice: Select a suitable site for venipuncture and capillary puncture.

 

Module 3: Prepare and label the blood samples for test, procedure, and identification purposes. 

Practice- labeling the sample.

 

Module 4: Transport the blood samples to the laboratory. 

Practice- Proper Handling and transportation of blood samples to the clinical lab.

 

Module 5: Assist the patient before, during, and after collection of the specimen.  

Practice- Practice general guidelines before, during, and after collection of samples.

 

Module 6:  Update patient records. 

Practice-  Maintain patient records.

 

Module 7: Follow all safety and infection control procedures.  

Practice: Followed some general guidelines for safety and infection control procedures.

 

Module 8: Collate and communicate health information. 

Practice: Collating and communicating health information to individuals, their families, or significant others in response to queries or as part of health promotion and giving advice.

 

 Module 9: Ensure availability of medical and diagnostic supplies. 

Practice: Practice the safety of equipment used for diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring.

 

Module 10: Act within the limits of one`s competence and authority. 

Practice: Act within the limits of one`s competence and authority.

 

Module 11: Work effectively with others.

Practice: Teamwork.

 

Module 12: Manage work to meet requirements. 

Practice: Planning and organizing the work in order to complete it on time.

 

Module 13: Maintain a safe, healthy, and secure working environment. 

Practice: Maintain a safe, healthy, and secure working environment.

 

Module 14: Learning about colour code conduction while performing phlebotomy.

Practice: Practice code of conduct while performing duties.

 

Module 15: Follow biomedical waste disposal protocols.

Practice: To gain an understanding of the importance of proper and safe disposal of bio-medical waste & treatment, To gain an understanding of categories of bio-medical waste, To learn about the disposal of bio-medical waste – colour coding, types of containers, transportation of waste, etc.

 

Module 16: Monitor and assure quality.

Practice: Monitor and assure quality

 

Project: (At least any anyone)

  • Being a phlebotomist, type of skills should be learned
  • Biomedical waste Management
  • Care and maintenance of phlebotomy equipment
  • Anticoagulant vial using for sample preservation
  • Required blood collection equipment & techniques
  • Importance of phlebotomy
  • Venous Blood Collection
  • Capillary Blood Collection

Books:

The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy, Lynn B Hoeltke

Phlebotomy Technician TextBook: Theory & Practical Fundamentals, Edu Opret

Session Plan

Session 1

Topic: Introduction to Phlebotomy Technology

Notes: https://spark.adobe.com/page/ovMiHEydAMvej/

Session Plan

Session 2

Practice Session:

Topic: Interpretation of laboratory request forms before proceeding for sample collection & Learn general guidelines before, during, and after collection of samples.

Notes: https://www.uchealth.org/professionals/uch-clinical-laboratory/specimen-collecting-handling-guide/specimen-collection-procedures/

Session Plan

Session 3

Practice Session:

Topic: Select a suitable site for venipuncture and capillary puncture.

Video of Venous Blood Collection: http://courseware.cutm.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/collection-of-Blood-sample-2.mp4

https://spark.adobe.com/video/5fhpRIaog3Zpy

Session Plan

Session 4

Practice Session:

Topic: Select a suitable site for capillary puncture.

Video of Capillary Blood Collection: https://spark.adobe.com/video/p0wRXwj1EfwVl

Session Plan

Session 5

Practice Session:

Topic: Prepare and label the blood samples for test, procedure, and identification purposes. 

Video:https://spark.adobe.com/video/5fhpRIaog3Zpy

Session Plan

Session 6

Practice Session:

Topic: Proper Handling and transportation of blood samples to the clinical lab.

Notes: https://www.testmenu.com/lexington/TestDirectory/SiteFile?fileName=sidebar%5CSpecimenCollectionHandlingTransport032715.pdf

Session Plan

Session 7

Practice Session:

Topic: Maintain patient records

Descriptionhttps://spark.adobe.com/page/3f94Wt5EGQC1y/

Session Plan

Session 8

Topic: Learn some general guidelines for safety and infection control procedures

Notes: https://www.who.int/gpsc/core-components.pdf

Session Plan

Session 9

Practice Session:

Topic: Collecting and communicating health information to individuals, their families, or significant others in response to queries or as part of health promotion and giving advice.

Session Plan

Session 10

Practice Session:

Topic: Practice the safety of equipment used for diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring.

Session Plan

Session 11

Topic: Learn about types of equipment used in phlebotomy

Notes: https://www.arizonacollege.edu/blog/phlebotomy-equipment/

Session Plan

Session 12

Session Plan

Session 13

Topic: Learning about Safety Precautions & Maintaining a safe , healthy and secure working environment

Session 14

Topic: code conduction while performing Phlebotomy

Slide share: https://www.slideshare.net/JananiMathialagan1/blood-collection-and-anticoagulants

Session 15

Session 16

Topic: Practice  Biomedical Waste Management

Slideshare: https://www.slideshare.net/pramodkumarsikarawar/bio-medical-waste-management-66501450

Session 17-30

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Susmita Chakrabarty is currently working as a Lecturer in the School of Paramedics and Allied Health Sciences at Centurion University of Technology and Management. Her specialization area includes the field of Medical Laboratory Sciences. At CUTM, she is engaged in teaching subjects like Hematology, Histology, Instrumentation and Technique, Analytical Biochemistry & Clinical Biochemistry, etc. She […]