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Lecture Overview

In this highly practical and back-to-basics refresher, Marcella Dean gives an animated step-by-step guide on how you can become a blood-taking extroadinaire. An area of practice that many are not confident in; let us show you how you can improve your chances of successfully drawing blood. A must-watch for all health professionals who need to collect blood from patients.


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Marcella Dean

Marcella Dean has been employed in the health sector for more than 30 years, initially as a Division 2 nurse and then predominantly in pathology. Within this specialty area she has held a number of positions and undertaken a range of roles including collection, management, staff training, professional supervision and course development within pathology branches, major hospitals and academic settings. Marcella is currently the course coordinator for Certificate IV in pathology at Kangan Institute. Marcella has a diploma in Vocational Education and Training and is passionate about teaching students to become competent and caring collectors. She continues to work part time as a collector, as she believe it is important to stay in touch at the “coalface” to ensure that the students learning exceeds industry expectations. See Educator Profile


9 Total Rating(s)
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Emily Mamo
30 Aug 2018

Nice to have some reinforcement to my current scope of practice. Great tips and tricks. Helped me understand some of the barriers to venepuncture.

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Helen Cootes
28 May 2018

Good practical resource

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caragh pugh
10 May 2018

Great presenter

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Ruth Fisher
05 May 2018

Good presenter

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Julie Doidge
04 May 2018

Good lecture with relevant topic covered

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Sandra Cornish
01 May 2018

Very good, practical and concise training.

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Sharron Hill
17 Apr 2018

Love it ..i gained knowledge

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Ann-Maree Stutz
09 Apr 2018

very informative lecture with lots of practical ideas

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Marcella Brown
01 Apr 2018

Very accurate and precise.

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Jenna He
31 Mar 2018

A very informative presentation!

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Total Rating(s)  9
Published18 July 2017
Expires 06 December 2018
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