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VEINS

PHLEBOTOMY TECH STUDY QUESTIONS

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WHAT IS SCLEROTIC VEINS & WHY ARE THESE NOT A GOOD CHOICE FOR VENIPUNCTURE? HARD OR INFLEXIBLE & B/C THEY CAN BE DIFFICULT TO PUNCTURE THIS OFTEN COMES AS PPL AGE.
WHAT IS TORTUOUS VEINS & WHY ARE THESE NOT A GOOD CHOICE FOR VENIPUNCTURES? TWISTED VEINS, THEY DON'T RUN IN A STRAIGHT LINE. & B/C IT WILL BE EASY TO PUSH THROUGH THE WALL OF THE VEIN.
WHAT IS THROMBOTIC VEINS & WHY ARE THEY NOT A GOOD CHOICE FOR VENIPUNTURES? VEINS THAT'S HARD & INFLEXIBLE & B/C THEY ARE TENDER TO TOUCH.
TRUE OR FALSE? YOU SHOULD DETERMINE A VENIPUNCTURE SITE ACCESSIBILITY BASED ON A PATIENT AGE AND CONDITION? TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE FACTORS SUCH AS AGE,MEDICAL, OR MENTAL CONDITION MAY ALTER PATIENT'S ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND THE MEDICAL PROCEDURE THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE? TRUE
WHICH IS AN APPROPRIATE INTRODUCTION TO A PATIENT? "HELLO, MY NAME IS JESSIE. I AM A PHLEBOTOMY TECH AND AM HERE TO DRAW YOUR BLOOD."
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXAMPLE OF PROPER PATIENT IDENTIFICATION? COMPARE THE WRISTBAND TO THE LAB ORDER SHEET, AND ASK THE PATIENT TO SPELL HIS NAME.
A 19-YR-OLD PATIENT EXTENDS HER ARM AND LOOKS AWAY WHEN THE PHLEBOTOMIST ENTERS THE ROOM. THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT CONSENT? IMPLIED
A PATIENT HAS NEVER HAD BLOOD DRAWN BEFORE. WHEN EXPLAINING THE VENIPUNCTURE PROCEDURE TO HIM, WHICH WOULD BE AN APPROPRIATE STATEMENT? "IT MAY HURT.TELL ME IF IT DOES."
A BLOOD DRAW MUST BE PERFORMED ON A 5-MNTH-OLD INFANT. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS SHOULD BE THE FIRST CHOICE? HEEL STICK
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS AN ANTISEPTIC OF CHOICE FOR VENIPUNCTURE? ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL- REDUCES THE PRESENCE OF MICRO-ORGANISMS W/OUT LEAVING SIGNIFICANT RESIDUE,DON'T DRY SKIN OUT , OR OBSCURE SITE.
THE FIRST STEP IN THE PATIENT CARE PROCESS IS? ASSESSMENT- THE PROCESS OF EVALUATING & JUDGING
TO INFORM A PATIENT WHAT PREPARATIONS SHOULD BE PERFORMED FOR A TEST IN THE BASAL STATE. WHICH SHOULD THE CPT TELL THE PATIENT? "THE TEST SHOULD BE PERFORMED FIRST THING IN THE MORNING."
WHAT IS A BASAL STATE? 12-HR PERIOD OF FASTING & REST
WHATS FASTING? NO EATING OR DRINKING 8-12 HRS BEFORE A TEST ONLY WATER IS OKAY SOME TEST ALLOWS BLACK COFFEE OR TEA
WHAT ARE COMMON TEST PREPARATIONS? FASTING,MEDICATIONS,BASAL STATE.
Created by: Krystle2223P