Patient Injuries Caused By Phlebotomy (by 4CEUINC)

2.5 P.A.C.E. contact hour(s)

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At the end of this course you will be able to:

1.) Discuss why phlebotomy injuries occur.
2.) Describe the injuries that can be caused by tourniquet application.
3.) Explain what a hematoma is and how it is caused.
4.) Describe what compartment syndrome is and the complications it can cause.
5.) Explain what phlebitis and thrombophlebitis are and describe the symptoms.
6.) Recall the signs and symptoms of nerve injury and list ways to prevent it from happening.
7.) List the sites that should be avoided when performing a venipuncture.
8.) Describe injuries that can be caused by tape removal and who is normally affected.

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification) (CEU Unlimited): 2.5 hour(s)
Course number 511-036-17, approved through 6/30/2019
Course number 20-573007, approved through 6/30/2019

Objectives

  • Discuss why phlebotomy injuries occur.
  • Describe the injuries that can be caused by tourniquet application.
  • Explain what a hematoma is and how it is caused.
  • Describe what compartment syndrome is and the complications it can cause.
  • Explain what phlebitis and thrombophlebitis are and describe the symptoms.
  • Recall the signs and symptoms of nerve injury and list ways to prevent it from happening.
  • Recall the signs and symptoms of nerve injury and list ways to prevent it from happening.
  • List the sites that should be avoided when performing a venipuncture.
  • Describe injuries that can be caused by tape removal and who is normally affected.

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Course Outline

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  • PH005 - Patient Injuries Caused by Phlebotomy
      • PDF Page 1 - Patient Injuries Caused By Phlebotomy Cover
      • PDF Page 2 - Objectives
      • PDF Page 3 - Copy of Quiz Page 1
      • PDF Page 4 - Copy of Quiz Page 2
      • PDF Page 5 - About the Author
      • PDF Page 6 - Table of Contents
      • PDF Page 7 - Introduction
      • PDF Page 8 - Tourniquet Application
      • PDF Page 9 - Hematoma
      • PDF Page 10 - Hematoma: Anticoagulant Medication
      • PDF Page 11 - Hematoma: Signs, Symptoms, & Treatment
      • PDF Page 12 - Compartment Syndrome
      • PDF Page 13 - Compartment Syndrome: Complications, Signs & Symptoms
      • PDF Page 14 - Compartment Syndrome: Treatment
      • PDF Page 15 - Compartment Syndrome: Case Study
      • PDF Page 16 - Compartment Syndrome: Case Study
      • PDF Page 17 - Compartment Syndrome: Case Study Photos
      • PDF Page 18 - Compartment Syndrome: Case Study Photos
      • PDF Page 19 - Compartment Syndrome: Complications
      • PDF Page 20 - Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • PDF Page 21 - Nerve Damage
      • PDF Page 22 - Nerve Damage: Prevention, Signs & Symptoms, and Treatment
      • PDF Page 23 - Improper Venipuncture Sites
      • PDF Page 24 - Applying Tape To Fragile Skin
      • PDF Page 25 - Conclusion
      • PDF Page 26 - Reference List
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