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NHA Phlebotomy Study

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Which of the following is an appropriate introduction to a patient? Hello, my name is Courtney. I am a phlebotomy technician and am here to draw your blood.
Which of the following is an example of proper patient identification? Compare the wristband to the laboratory order sheet, and ask the patient to spell his/her name.
A 19 year old patient extends her arm and looks away when the phlebotomist enter her hospital room. This is an example of which type of consent. Implied
A patient has never had his blood drawn before. When explaining venipuncture procedure, which of the following would be an appropriate statement? It may hurt. Tell me if it does.
A blood draw must be preformed on a 5 month old infant. Which of the following locations should be the first site choice for collection? Heels
Which of the following is the antiseptic of choice for venipuncture? Isopropyl Alcohol
The first step in the patient care process is assessment
To inform a patent what preparations should be performed for a test in the basal state, which of the following should be the phlebotomist tell the paitent? The test should be performed first thing in the morning
What is the appropriate angle to hold the slide when preparing a peripheral blood smear? 30 to 35 degrees
What is a blood culture primarily used to check for? Bacteria
For which of the following is testing of newborns required in all states of the united states? Phenylketonuria
when state required testing of an infants capillary blood is done, which of the following must be done? the circles on the filter paper must be totally saturated.
For which condition is therapeutic phlebotomy commonly used? polycythemia vera
A patient can donate blood if he or she donated blood 9 weeks ago
Which term is used to describe a blood donation from a patient for later use in her or her own surgical procedure? Autologous
In a hospitalized patient whose blood may be drawn every day or every few hours, what type of anemia is commonly seen? Iatrogenic
Blood glucose, pregnancy, and fecal blood testing are examples of which of the following types of test? Waived Tests
Fecal Speciman collection is used to detect which of the following? Colorectal cancer
Which of the following types of urine collection is required for culture and sensitivity testing? Clean-catch midstream specimen
For which of the following tests would a first voided morning urine specimen be collected Pregnancy
Patients and phlebotomists must be very careful during collection of sputum samples for a tuberculosis test for which of the following reasons? The collection containers have a poisonous preservative inside them
Tubes needed for culture and sensitivity tests may be kept at room temperature for up to how many hours? 72
Sealed or locked speciman transfer bags are used as part of which of the following? Chain of Custody
Which of the following is required for all specimens shipped to a reference laboratory? Watertight secondary containers
Protective measures that should be taken when working with chemical will be found listed in the chemicals MSDS material safety data sheet
Which of the following is the most commonly occurring laboratory-acquired infection? Hepatitis B
A written exposure control plan must be maintained by which of the following? Employer
Operational Standards are established by which of the following agencies? CLSI
Under which o the following circumstances should you place a patient into the recovery position? If the patient is breathing and you do not suspect a spinal injury
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