Describes the basic technique for drawing blood specimens by venipuncture according to the latest CLSI standard. Detailed demonstrations include performing venipunctures using tube holders, syringes, and winged blood collection sets. Emphasis is placed on needlestick safety, proper patient identification, preventing patient injury, and obtaining specimens free from errors that can alter results.
"Based on the most current CLSI standards and OSHA guidelines"--Container.\\RES-RT DVD 616.075 BAS 2010.
Performing the perfect venipuncture requires good technique, sound judgment and a thorough knowledge of the established standards for the procedure. For beginners or those with experience, this video provides your staff and students with the information needed to draw blood specimens properly and safely the first time, and every time.\\Learn the basic technique for drawing blood specimens by venipuncture according to the latest CLSI standard. \\After watching this video, viewers will be able to:\\ -Describe the procedure for performing venipunctures according to CLSI standards;\-Minimize collector-induced errors that alter results;\-Describe the anatomy of the antecubital area in regards to veins, arteries and nerves;\-Define the limits to needle manipulation according to CLSI standards;\-State the revised CLSI order of draw;\-Discuss the appropriate use of winged collection sets;\-State the proper way to identify patients... and much more.