Tuesday, June 2 2020, 02:57 am
Legal Risks in Phlebotomy – Insights

Legal Risks in Phlebotomy – Insights

What is the Standard of Care in Phlebotomy? • Textbooks, authorities, societies, or facility’s SOPs / policies • Includes things like: • Patient identification • Getting the right specimen for the test ordered • Using the right technique • Lowest possible angle • Patient safety (if faint or light-headed) • Universal precautions