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    Phlebotomy May 14‚ 2012 Kimberly Colbert May 14‚ 2012 Phlebotomy Clinic Phlebotomy Phlebotomy- The surgical opening or puncture of a vein in order to withdraw blood or introduce a fluid. Phlebotomists today have the everyday pressure of dealing with all different types of patients. You have infants to the elderly‚ from the passive to the aggressive. With each different type of patient

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    Introduction 2 The career that I am interested in is phlebotomy. I have chosen this career because I intend to be a nurse. For a career in the nursing field you will have to be certified and capable of drawing blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing. Phlebotomist are “highly trained technicians who collect blood and other fluid samples from pediatric and adult patients” (BLS‚ 2008‚ np).

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    Required Text Book: Course Text: Kendall‚ Diana. 2012. Hinds Community College Sociology In OurTtimes. 8th Edition. New York: Allyn Bacon/Longman. ISBN: 978-1-28510476-8. Course Overview: This course is designed to introduce college students to topics that sociologists study‚ results of sociological research‚ and the logic of sociological inquiry. The course covers the general rubrics of social structure‚ social action‚ and social change‚ presenting theories that sociologists use to understand

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    Phlebotomy Notes  Primary duty of phlebotomist – collect blood specimens for laboratory testing Methods of Blood Collection: 1. Arterial puncture 2. Capillary puncture 3. Venipuncture General Blood Collection Equipment & Supplies 1. Blood drawing station 2. Phlebotomy chairs 3. Equipment carriers 4. Glove & glove liners 5. Antiseptics 6. Disinfectants 7. Hand sanitizers 8. Gauze pads/cotton balls 9. Bandages 10. Slides 11. Pen 12. Watch 13. Needle & sharps containers

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    Introduction to Phlebotomy

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    Introduction to Phlebotomy =Phlebotomy means TO CUT INTO A VEIN =The procedure of cutting or puncturing a vein is performed by a phlebotomist =The primary role of a phlebotomist is to obtain blood specimens for testing =Other roles include packaging urine specimens‚ accepting incoming specimens‚ and routing specimens to other departments History =Removing blood from veins dates back to about 1400 BC when leeches were applied to the skin of sick people =In the early 1800’s medicinal leeches were

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    Phlebotomy Review Question What is the study of blood and blood-forming tissues called? Which of the following is NOT a component of a CBC: RBC count‚ WBG count‚ ESR‚ Hct. or Hgb? For what is AFB a test? What type of consent is inferred by signs‚ inaction or silence? If one is neglectful or fails to perform an obligation they are guilty of which of the following: breach of duty‚ damages‚ libel‚ slander or precedent? The Latin phrase that means "Let the master answer" is which of the following: guardian

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    Phlebotomy Research Paper

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    When an average person with no phlebotomy training think of phlebotomy they automatically think of drawing blood but it is more to it than that. When someone with training on phlebotomy thinks of phlebotomy they automatically think about things such as labeling samples‚ anticoagulants‚ tubes and the departments they go into and etc. My paper is going to talk about the things that an average person does not know about phlebotomy. Phlebotomy is the practice of drawing blood from patients and taking

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    Phlebotomy: incision in vein for the purpose of drawing blood. Vacutainer tubes: sterile glass or plastic blood collection tube with a closure that is evacuated to create a vacuum inside the tube facilitating the draw of a predetermined volume of blood/liquid. Standard precautions: set of basic infection prevention practices intended to prevent transmission of infectious diseases from one person to another (gloves‚ hand-washing‚ goggles‚ etc.) Needleless adapters: device providing a way to access

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    Phlebotomy Phlebotomy is the act of drawing or removing blood from the circulatory system through a cut (incision) or puncture in order to obtain a sample for analysis and diagnosis. Phlebotomy is also done as part of the patient ’s treatment for certain blood disorders. There are times when drawing blood is the only way a doctor can diagnosis and treat a patients illness. Phlebotomists draw blood from your vein with the order from your physician to find out exact blood levels so that

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    Tube color: Lavender Department: Hematology Additive: EDTA Additive purpose: Binds to Ca in the blood to prevent clotting Centrifuged?: No Why?: Need whole blood. Special Considerations: invert 6-8x‚ fill 2/3 of the way full. Tests preformed: CBC‚ RBC‚ WBC‚ WBC Diff‚ Hct (% of RBCs)‚ Hgb (weight of hemoglobin)‚ Platelet Count‚ SED Rate (looks for inflammation‚ also can be drawn in black tube)‚ HGBA1C (3mnth cal for diabetes) Tube color: LT. Blue Department: Coagulation Additive: Sodium

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