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Know the role of a MA in phlebotomy high quality care to pts by acting professionally
what is the primary source for the production of blood cells bone marrow
know the functions of blood carry oxygen to the tissues and remove carbon dioxide
how any liters of blood are in the body 6 liters
know the process of a blood clot converts fibrinogen to fibrin
what blood cell is responsible for transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide red blood cells/erythrocyte
where can I find the buffy coat between plasma and the red blood cells in uncoagulated blood
why does OSHA require safety needles safety for the phlebotomist
if a blood sample can not be obtained what can I do rotate the needle and advance further
know the appropriate action when palpating a vein gently with finger tips
what are additives used for anticoagulant, preservative, or clot activator
how can I identify which anticoagulant is in them tube color
what is an advantage of a soft rubber tourniquet inexpensive to replace
when using a BP cuff, the cuff should be maintained at what pressure slightly below diastolic pressure (about 40mm/Hg)
what is the one thing all phlebotomy trays have placed on them biohazard symbol
what is the very first step of a successful venipuncture identify the pt
what information must be written on a specimen label pt name, dob, id number, date, time of collection, MA initials
know the order when picking an available vein site antecubital region, , back of the hand, back of the wrist, foot or ankle
know the correct way to apply a tourniquet 3 to 5 inches above site
what gauge of needles are most commonly used in venipuncture 20,21,22
why would we use a syringe in venipuncture small volumes of blood from fragile, thin or rolling veins
what would you call the blood collecting that can use a syringe or vacutainer
know the correct order of draw yellow, light blue, red, green, lavender, gray, dark blue
know the proper steps for quality assurance labeling, requisition, no needles attached, appropriate additive, at least 75% full, free of clots, no hemolysis, don't combine tubes, don't mix tubes with different additives, mix tubes gently
know the factors that can effect laboratory values blood alcohol, diurnal rhythm, exercise, fasting, hemolysis, heparin, stress, tourniquet on too long, volume
this is a mixture of blood and cellular fiber found in the first drop of capillary puncture interstitial fluid
the primary site for an adult capillary puncture finger tip
primary site for infant capillary puncture heel
causes of hemolysis alcohol
appropriate action when collecting capillary sample wipe away the first drop
correct sequence that occurs during clotting uncoagulated blood, calcium utilized, prothrombin converts to thrombin, fibrinogen converts to fibrin, clot forms
appropriate action when ma is unsuccessful with venipuncture rotate the needle and advance further, try another tube, after two attempts ask another ma, then notify provider if both are unsuccessful
if a pt is on gingko biloba, aspirin or coumadin, what should you do hold pressure at site for longer
which vein is used the majority of time for venipuncture median cubital vein
know all the arteries of the arm brachial, ulnar, radial
toxicology dark blue
chemistry red
coagulation light blue
glucose light gray
CBC/hematology lavender
Created by: jenysis