Category Archives: Phlebotomy
Healthcare is a thriving field with many job opportunities for the new phlebotomist entering health care; making the decision on where to work will be difficult. Each facility the new phlebotomist works in; will have their own rules as to what types of services the phlebotomist can render. Services offered by phlebotomist will depend on a lot of variables such as, State requirements, as well as facility requirements.
Phlebotomist services include many of the following:
• Blood Specimen Collection
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Once the new phlebotomist has gained certification; there will still be a need for a refresher course as time goes on. Phlebotomy students can gain a wealth of helpful information to assist them long after the graduation and certification has taken place. Resources can be found with the, American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians; National Phlebotomy Association; Age Specific Care and Phlebotomy.
The American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians offers a wealth of helpful information, for phlebotomy students as well as phlebotomist… Continue reading >>
There are many professionals you may be familiar with in the health field – nurses, doctors and medical assistants. However, there are other professionals working in the health field to alleviate the burden on doctors and nurses. This is one of the reasons why a noble field in medicine known as phlebotomy came into existence. Phlebotomy is the science of drawing blood, storing and preparing blood sample specimens for medical tests and investigation. Phlebotomists are the technicians who manage the… Continue reading >>