The following are some of the best phlebotomy practices:
- Preparing in advance
- Utilizing a suitable location
- Quality assurance.
The following are some guidelines for patient and healthcare worker care:
- Ensuring proper supplies and protective equipment are available
- Assuring post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is available
- Avoiding phlebotomy equipment that has been contaminated
- Providing proper phlebotomy training
- Collaborating with patients
- Researching lab sample quality.