If you wish to specialise in phlebotomy, here’s a training that will prepare you successfully to embark on a career as a phlebotomist. The Introduction to Phlebotomy will provide a complete overview of the job responsibilities of a certified phlebotomist. You will learn the necessary medical terminology for drawing and preparing blood for lab testing. You will learn to identify the newest lab technology and modern diagnostic methods. Understand the steps involved in taking safety precautions for special needs patients and learn to use effective methods to communicate with them.
The Introduction to Phlebotomy will enable you to use a variety of tools to identify an infection or disease. The course will help you become familiar with the role of a phlebotomist and why it is crucial to maintain high standards of practice. Furthermore, you will learn about blood, blood vessels, the circulatory system, different blood types, and how to draw blood. Additionally, gain knowledge of the different kinds of equipment and their uses in phlebotomy. Explore how a phlebotomist selects the correct needle from a variety of needles to use on a patient.
The Introduction to Phlebotomy will address venipuncture and potential complications that can occur, correct techniques of inserting a needle, disposing of the needle and how to avoid contamination. You will learn what makes a quality blood assessment, how to document your findings and present them before, during, and after the examination. As blood and specimen collection are key components in healthcare, you will learn to analyse these specimens in a laboratory. Once you’re qualified as a certified phlebotomist, you can work in clinical laboratories, community health centres, hospitals, doctor’s offices, nursing homes, and healthcare facilities.
This qualification is not equivalent to the NMC regulated courses that permit learners to practice as registered nurses
Global Edulink is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this CPD accredited course. At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.
Learners who register will be given excellent learning support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.
Marie Eldridge is the Head of Phlebotomy Services at NHS Foundation in the United Kingdom. She is a certified Phlebotomist and has 13 years of extensive experience in this field, including being employed in multiple healthcare settings such as the hospital, outpatient ward, general physician’s clinic, and in patient’s homes. Additionally, she worked as the Training Manager in Phlebotomy Services at the NHS for 10 years. She also specialises in paediatrics and bleeding children from newborn to the age of 18. Marie Eldridge is also the Deputy Failsafe Manager at InHealth Intelligence and an expert trainer at delivering training on components of blood, examining venipuncture treatment, and ensuring individuals interested in a career in phlebotomy are well-equipped with the appropriate skill set.
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning portal from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
In order to pass the Introduction to Phlebotomy, learners must take a Quiz which will be marked right away and will indicate if the learner has been successful in the online exam.
Once you complete the course you will be awarded the Certificate in Introduction to Phlebotomy by CPD. The Certificate is designed to support and develop learners during their academic journey, whilst equipping them with knowledge and skills and preparing them to progress to the next level.
CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.
Statistics indicate phlebotomy jobs are increasing in the next 10 years by approximately 24%. Begin your journey and become a key element of the medical field. Often, patient interaction in a medical and diagnostic laboratory setting is only with a phlebotomist technician. This gives a unique opportunity to a qualified phlebotomist to have a positive influence on a patient’s experience.
This Certificate can be used towards achieving similar qualifications of a higher level. The Introduction to Phlebotomy will aid and improve future employment prospects. There are some possible progression pathways including taking up Supervisory or Management positions. You can also take a Phlebotomy Specialist Certification course and advance your career as a Registered Phlebotomy Specialist or Collection Phlebotomy Specialist.
|Introduction – Lecture Notes|
|Module 1 - Phlebotomist Role and Desirable Attributes|
|Unit 1.1 – Phlebotomist Role and Desirable Attributes||FREE||00:01:00|
|Module 1 – Lecture Notes|
|Module 2 - Basic Anatomy|
|Unit 2.1 – Basic Phlebotomy Anatomy||FREE||00:03:00|
|Unit 2.2 – Basic Phlebotomy Anatomy Quiz||00:01:00|
|Module 2 – Lecture Notes|
|Module 3 - Phlebotomy Equipment|
|Unit 3.1 – Phlebotomy Equipment||00:04:00|
|Unit 3.2 – Phlebotomy Equipment Quiz||00:02:00|
|Module 3 – Lecture Notes|
|Module 4 - Order of Draw|
|Unit 4.1 – Order of Draw||00:02:00|
|Unit 4.2 – Order of Draw Quiz||00:01:00|
|Module 4 – Lecture Notes|
|Module 5 - Consent|
|Unit 5.1 – Consent||00:01:00|
|Module 5 – Lecture Notes|
|Module 6 - Obtaining the Blood Sample|
|Unit 6.1 – Obtaining the Blood Sample||00:08:00|
|Unit 6.2 – Venipuncture Demonstration – Prosthetic Arm (Introduction)||00:01:00|
|Unit 6.3 – Venipuncture Demonstration – Prosthetic Arm (Part 1)||FREE||00:07:00|
|Unit 6.4 – Venipuncture Demonstration – Prosthetic Arm (Part 2)||00:05:00|
|Unit 6.5 – Venipuncture Demonstration – Prosthetic Arm (Summary)||00:01:00|
|Unit 6.6 – Venipuncture Demonstration – Human Arm (Introduction)||00:01:00|
|Unit 6.7 – Venipuncture Demonstration – Human Arm||FREE||00:06:00|
|Unit 6.8 – Venipuncture Demonstration – Human Arm (Summary)||00:01:00|
|Unit 6.9 – Obtaining the Blood Sample Quiz||00:01:00|
|Module 6 – Lecture Notes|
|Module 7 - Needle Stick Injuries|
|Unit 7.1 – Needle Stick Injuries||00:01:00|
|Unit 7.2 – Needle Stick Injuries Quiz||00:01:00|
|Module 7 – Lecture Notes|
|Module 8 - Infection Control|
|Unit 8.1 – Infection Control||00:02:00|
|Unit 8.2 – Infection Control Quiz||00:01:00|
|Module 8 – Lecture Notes|
|Module 9 - Common Risks in Phlebotomy|
|Unit 9.1 – Common Risks in Phlebotomy||00:02:00|
|Module 9 – Lecture Notes|
|Phlebotomy Theory Test|
|Unit 10.1 – Phlebotomy Theory Test Introduction||FREE||00:01:00|
|Unit 10.2 – Phlebotomy Theory Test Summary||FREE||00:01:00|
|Phlebotomy Theory Test – Lecture Notes|
|Introduction to Phlebotomy Conclusion|
|Unit 11.1 – Introduction to Phlebotomy Conclusion||00:01:00|
|Introduction to Phlebotomy - Mock Exam|
|Mock Exam: Introduction to Phlebotomy||00:40:00|
|Introduction to Phlebotomy - Final Exam|
|Final Exam: Introduction to Phlebotomy||00:40:00|
|Certificate Download Guide|
|Certificate Download Guide||00:03:00|