Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Back to Basics: New Ideas for the Who, What, When, Where, and How of Blood Collection

Recorded October 8, 2010 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Rajan Wadhawan, MD 
Neonatologist, Director, Clinical Research, All Children's Hospital (ACH) West Coast Neonatology; Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Wilfredo Chamizo, MD 
Medical Director, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (ACH)
Ashley L. Fleming, RN, BSN, CCRN 
Diane Davis, MT, (ASCP) SH 
Clinical Laboratory Specialist (ACH)

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan A. Dumois, III, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the impact of pre-analytical variables on lab test accuracy.
  • Use coordination of lab test orders and specimen collections to minimize the number of "sticks" to reduce trauma and blood loss in pediatric patients.

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