Phlebotomy practices have changed dramatically over the years prompted by historical events coupled with increasing medical knowledge. This three-hour session will provide insight into the evolution of vastly improved phlebotomy techniques, blood-related illness transmission and the latest cutting-edge phlebotomy technologies. We will discuss the role of the phlebotomist in health care communication and patient safety. Critical thinking skill-building activities will be included.
At the conclusion of this program, you will be able to:
- Describe the evolution of phlebotomy and the role of the phlebotomist
- Discuss historic catastrophic events that served as a catalyst for stocking blood supplies
- Describe the basic concepts of communication as they relate to health care
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills to resolve adverse situations encountered in phlebotomy
Please note that all registrants must possess one of the following California licenses: CPT, MLT or CLS.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
A fee of $50
will be deducted from the amount paid if you cancel your registration less than 48 hours
before the event.
If this class is full, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, and ask to be placed on our waitlist.
Peggy Kollars is a lab education senior specialist at Sharp HealthCare.
On Feb. 20, a light dinner will be available at 5:30 pm and the seminar will begin at 6 pm. Please arrive no later than 5:40 pm.
On Feb. 27, breakfast will be available at 8 am and the event will begin at 8:30 am. Please arrive no later than 8:10 am.
We recommend you bring a sweater or light jacket as room temperatures may fluctuate. Guests are not allowed at this continuing education event.
Sharp HealthCare Pathology is a California-approved laboratory continuing education accrediting agency. Sharp HealthCare designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 contact hours of continuing education. Please provide your license type and number during registration to receive credit.