Clinical Lab Products’ interview with Dennis J. Ernst, MT(ASCP), NCPT(NCCT), Chairholder of CLSI’s updated phlebotomy standard, GP41.
At the end of April, the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) released two documents of importance to facilities and personnel that collect patient blood specimens in conjunction with diagnostic testing. Collection of Diagnostic Venous Blood Specimens is the long-awaited 7th edition of the CLSI venipuncture standard. Essential Elements of a Phlebotomy Training Program is a resource for healthcare professionals and educators seeking to develop and implement phlebotomy training programs and courses.
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