- Author(s): Ruth McCall
- Format: PDF
- Size: 32 MB
- Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 7th edition (September 11, 2019)
- Language: English
- 516 pages
- ISBN-10: 1496387074
- ISBN-13: 978-1496387073
Ensure a confident transition from classroom to clinic with this proven, approachable phlebotomy resource. Phlebotomy Essentials, Seventh Edition easily instills the core knowledge and clinical understanding behind safe, effective patient communication and interaction.
Enhanced with new images, a more efficient design, and new contributions from leading subject matter experts, this updated edition details how today’s phlebotomists work in an approach optimized for how today’s students learn. Combined with an optional Workbook, Exam Review book, and updated digital courseware, the latest edition of Phlebotomy Essentials represents a cornerstone of preparation for a successful career in phlebotomy.
Ruth McCall received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa and her medical technology certificate from Saint Joseph’s School of Medical Technology in Phoenix, Arizona, and has worked or taught in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Healthcare Education ever since. She was the Director of the Phlebotomy and Clinical Laboratory Assistant Programs at Central New Mexico (CNM) Community College in Albuquerque, New Mexico for 18 years until she retired to pursue other related activities. Recently she happily returned to CNM as a part-time phlebotomy instructor. Ruth has lectured on phlebotomy topics at conferences throughout the United States, participated in a medical technology exchange in China where she gave phlebotomy presentations at several medical universities, and has served as an expert witness in phlebotomy injury cases. She is currently a member of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) Document Development Committee working on the seventh revision of the Capillary Puncture Standard (GP42). Ruth also had the privilege of being a member of the CLSI committee that revised the seventh edition of the Venipuncture Standard (GP41).
Ruth loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking in the beautiful southwest, chasing balloons during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, downhill skiing in the mountains of Colorado, and walks along the ocean in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She is married to her true love John, and has two sons, Christopher and Scott. Christopher and his wife Tracy are parents of her fantastic grandchildren, Katie and Ryan.