Phlebotomy (the collection of blood) is done to assess a person's state of health, diagnose pathology, treat certain hematologic diseases, and for the collection of blood products like plasma. This DVD will give viewers an in-depth understanding of the blood collection process. Topics covered include proper labeling used for various blood tests, how to describe the preparation procedure to a patient before drawing blood, the advantages and disadvantages of several equipment options for phlebotomy, the venipuncture procedure, the Emergency Nurses Association's Clinical Practice Guidelines for taking a blood culture, the solutions to three common problems when performing phlebotomy, and the proper information to include when documenting a blood draw. 30 minutes. Copyright 2015. Allow extra delivery time.