STEP 462: Phlebotomist Be Safe! (CE: 1.0)


This article presents the fictional story of Pat, a certified Registered Phlebotomy Technician, as he prepares for his day of drawing blood. The article discusses several safety issues that arise and what Pat must do to keep both himself and his patients safe.


Learning Objectives:

  • Reflect on a case study presenting unsafe phlebotomist practices
  • Discuss methods of safety regarding phlebotomy
  • Reflect on changes that can be made to your work area



Jeffrey Lavender, MBA, MT(AMT)


Launched: 2019