Phlebotomy

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Phlebotomy
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2012-08-05 20:20:02
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Phlebotomy Chap. 1
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  1. What is phlebotomy?
    The practice of drawing blood.
  2. List at least 5 jobs skills phlebotomists need to have?
    • 1. Technical skills
    • 2. Highly organized
    • 3. Detail oriented
    • 4. Interpersonal skills
    • 5. Handle stress
    • 6. Being able to cope
  3. What are some of the jobs duties as an phlebotomists?
    • 1. Correctly and positively identify the patients.
    • 2. Choose the appropriate equipment for obtaining the samples.
    • 3. Select and prepare the site for collection.
    • 4. Collect the sample, ensuring patient comfort and safety.
    • 5. Correctly label the samples.
    • 6. Transport the sample to the lab in a timely manner, using appropriate handling procedures.

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