Phlebotomy: Principles and Practice review the roles and responsibilities of the phlebotomist including appropriate interaction with patients and clients, use of medical terminology, awareness of legal aspects of phlebotomy, compliance with safety standards and standard precautions, knowledge of frequently ordered lab tests, the ability to prioritize tasks and schedules, clerical skills, and preparation of blood film slides. This full-color, affordable, and efficient text also covers the fundamentals of the medical laboratory, anatomy, and physiology of the cardiovascular system, infection control, communication skills, use of computer technology and equipment, and special procedures.
With helpful tools and appendices including Units of Measurement and Conversion Tables, Common Laboratory Tests, NAACLS Phlebotomy Competencies, Reference Laboratory Values, and a Sample Consent Form, this comprehensive resource is a valuable guide to phlebotomy for health professions students.
Instructor Resources: Instructor’s Manual, Sample Syllabus, PowerPoint Presentations, Test Bank
Student Companion Website includes Cross Words, Flash Cards, Interactive Glossary, Matching Exercises, Quizzes, Web Links. Individual Access to the Companion Website may be purchased separately under the Resources section below, via the Student Resources tab.
Preview Chapters 5, 6, and 7 under the Samples tab below.
- Key Terms With Definitions
- Critical Thinking Questions
- Website References
- Review Questions and Answer Key
Introductory health professions courses within allied health and health professions programs.
About The Author
Jahangir Moini, MD, MPH – Professor, Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay, Florida
Dr. Moini is currently a Professor at Eastern Florida State College. Dr. Moini was an assistant professor at Tehran University School of Medicine for nine years teaching medical and allied health students. The author was also a professor and former director (for 15 years) of allied health programs at Everest University. As a physician and instructor for the past 35 years, Dr. Moini established several new programs for allied health.
Dr. Moini is actively involved in teaching and helping students to prepare for service in various health professions. He worked with the Brevard County Health Department as a health educator consultant for 18 years, offering continuing education courses to keep health professionals up to date on the latest developments related to pharmacology, medication errors, immunizations, and other important topics. He has been an internationally published author of various allied health books since 1999.