Collaboration to Produce
Lessons to Improve
Carole Porter, MLIS
Laura Link, MS, MLS (ASCP)CM, CHES
Create supportive, interactive media to instruct and reinforce
clinical skills and procedures in a distance course.
• Correct and incorrect phlebotomy procedures were
• Camtasia® was used to:
o Break the live-action video down step-by-step.
o Insert slides with instructions and details
about proper procedure.
o Embed a quiz.
“No changes, because it was short, kept my attention and
taught me what I needed to know about venipunctures
and site preparation. It was overall very awesome and
“From start to finish was very thorough and realistic. It gave
a great overview and details specific to performing
venipunctures, thoroughly and professionally. Great
What We Learned
• We are not videographers.
• A lot about Camtasia®.
• Collaboration is fun!
Future Library & MLS
Videos to review lab techniques that are not frequently done.
Sputum Gram Neg Bacillus
• Gram staining • WBC differential
Links to Videos
• Venipuncture Procedure with Quiz:
• Venipuncture Procedure without Quiz:
Pamela Brown, PBT, ASCP
Phlebotomy Training Coordinator
Solstas Lab Partners
Jamie Price, MSIS
Clinical Research Librarian
Jefferson College of Health Sciences