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Advanced Phlebotomy Technique Course

We are pleased to introduce our new Advanced Phlebotomy Technique Course designed for your licensed clinical staff. This flexible course offers two options: a two-evening, two-hour format or a one-evening, four-hour session, scheduled on any evening or weekend to accommodate your team's availability.

The course aims to enhance and reinforce your staff's phlebotomy knowledge, skills, and techniques, fostering increased confidence in patient care. At Oregon Medical Training, safety is our top priority, ensuring that participants learn essential protocols to safeguard both themselves and their patients. Key topics covered include:

- Fundamental phlebotomy techniques and bedside manner

- Optimal patient identification practices

- Utilization of common phlebotomy supplies and safety devices

- Proper handling of phlebotomy tubes, Order of Draw, and inversions

- Identification of suitable veins for venipuncture, along with associated risks and effective holding/anchoring methods

- Common phlebotomy errors, prevention strategies, and corrective measures

- Techniques to prevent erroneous results

- Specimen processing, handling, and centrifugation protocols

- Managing challenging patients and advanced techniques, including proper redirection following unsuccessful venipuncture attempts

Sarah Stinchcomb, MLA(ASCP), our esteemed instructor for the Advanced Phlebotomy Technique Course, brings over 13 years of instructional experience in phlebotomy, complemented by a seasoned background in clinical and specimen processing.

Our course is customizable to meet the specific needs of your group, accommodating varying experience levels or focusing on specific areas of concern. To schedule the Advanced Phlebotomy Technique Course for your clinical staff, please contact Natalie Rabettte, Administrator of Oregon Medical Training, at (541-343-3100) or via email at

We look forward to empowering your team with advanced phlebotomy techniques and knowledge essential for delivering superior patient care.

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