Phlebotomy is a wonderful career to get into, but it’s still a career that begins with an education in the field. Those currently in a phlebotomist training program should consider studying the field outside of class. Here are just five amazing resource books for phlebotomy students.
Phlebotomy Essentials by Ruth E. McCall BS MT(ASCP) and Cathee M. Tankersley
Those looking for a book that offers the most up-to-date information on techniques, safety issues, equipment, and other aspects of phlebotomy, should definitely consider this book. This book cuts the fat and gets straight to the point offering practical advice on procedures, while also discussing the principles and theories of the work.
Success! in Phlebotomy by Kathleen Becan-McBride
This is another book that focuses on the most up-to-date practices, but also focuses on medical error reduction. In this book you’ll find safety techniques that will keep you and your patients safe. The book also offers 650 questions along with discussion on the answers. This is a must for anyone trying to pas the exams to become a phlebotomist.
Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Collection Essentials by Diana Garza
This book focuses solely on the blood collection aspect of phlebotomy. You won’t be bogged down with bedside manners and the like. Instead, you’ll learn safety techniques, federal regulations, about updated equipment, and even about working in different settings.
The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy by Lynn B. Hoeltke
This textbook focuses on hands-on training and about making the student into a confident health care professional. In the text, you’ll learn step-by-step tips on 20 different collection practices. This will help put your ahead of the curve. Another benefit of this book is that it isn’t too technical. Instead the book is written so that the information is concise and reader-friendly.
Phlebotomy Exam Secrets Study Guide: Phlebotomy Test Review for the Phlebotomy Exam by Phlebotomy Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
This resource book claims to be everything you need to ace your phlebotomy exams. In the book you’ll learn all the problems to avoid and how to get the most points on your exams. It also promises that you won’t have to spend months or years studying to pass the exams because the writers of this book have done all the work for you. What this means is they have researched the exams so that you know exactly what to study.
If you’re a phlebotomy student, these books can be a valuable resource in passing your classes and exams.