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PE Ch 1

Phlebotomy Essentials Ch 1

TermDefinition
AHCCCS Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
APC Ambulatory patient classification
certification Evidence that an individual has mastered fundamental competencies in a technical specialty. Completion of defined academic and training requirements and an acceptable score on an examination
CLIA '88 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988
communication barriers Biases that are major obstructions to verbal communcation
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CPT Current procedural terminology codes
case manager Experienced HC professional that serves as the patient's advocate and adviser
exsanguinate Remove all blood
HIPPA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HMOs Health Maintenance organizations
ICD-9-CM International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification
IDS Integrated healthcare delivery system
kinesic slip Verbal and nonverbal messages do not match
kinesics Study of nonverbal communication (facial expression, gestures and eyecontact)
MCOs Managed care organizations
Medicaid Federal and state program that provides medical assistance for eligible low-income Americans
Medicare Federally funded program that provides healthcare to seniors, 65 and older
MLS Medical laboratory scientist
PHI Protected health information
PHS Promotes and administers programs for public health
phlebotomy more recent term meaning venesection
polycythemia Disorder involving overproduction of red blood cells
PPOs Preferred provider organizations
primary care Care by physician who assumes ongoing responsibility for maintaining patients' health
proxemics Study of an individual's concept and use of space
reference laboratory Large, independent laboratories that test specimens from many different facilities
secondary care Care by specialist who can perform out-of-the-ordinary procedures in outpatient facilities
tertiary care Highly complex care from practitioners in a hospital or overnight facility
third-party payer Insurance company that pays for healthcare services on behalf of a patient
ASCP American Society of Clinical Pathologists
PBT Title awarded to certified phlebotomist by ASCP
barrier message obstruction (blind, language, age)
ambulatory outpatient
RBC red blood cell count
Hgb Hemoglobin
FDP Fibrin degradation prod
LD Lactate dehydrogenase
PT Prothombin time
RPR rapid plasma reagin
UA urinalysis
C&S Culture and sensitivity
phlebotomy to cut a vein
polycythemia pertaining to many blood cells
hematology study of blood
erythrocyte red blood cell
dermatologist specialist in the study of the skin
Name of blood letting tool from the 17th century fleam
Understanding the _______________ of a diverse population is very important in providing healthcare traditions
DRG Coding for diagnosis
___________________ is the responsibility of a phlebotomist? collect drug screens
Give an example of proxemics zone of comfort
an example of improper phone technique putting an irritated caller on hold
an example of an ambulatory center an urgent care center
name of a federal entitlement program Medicare
neurology specialty that treats disorder of the brain
Respiratory therapy the department in the hospital that treats lung deficiencies
The histology department in the laboratory performs tissue processing
CEA abbreviation for the routine chemistry test that detects colorectal cancer
Medical Lab Scientist The laboratory professional specified by CLIA'88 for evaluating new procedures
ethics the principles of right and wrong conduct (behavior) as they apply to professional problems
An institution that provides inpatient services hospital
State and federally funded insurance Medicaid
gerontology specialty that treats disorders of old age
pharmacy department in the hospital that prepares and dispenses drugs
the microbiology dept in the laboratory performs culture and sensitivity testing
CBC the routine hematology test that includes hemoglobin, hematocrit, red bloood count, and white blood count determinations
The laboratory professional, specified by CLIA'88, responsible for the administration of the clinical area Technical supervisor
venesection cutting into a vein to release blood
phlebotomist one who is trained in blood collection
Certification initials for the ASCP PBT
pathologist One who specializes in diagnosing disease
Created by: rslagter