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When drawing a blood culture what color should be drawn first and why?
Purple, because it is anerobic (it has no air)
What are 2 things that one must be sure of when drawing an ABG
Make sure there is no air in the syringe and immediately put it on ice
What two organizations are responsible for the latest isolation guidelines in hospitals?
CDC & HICPAC
Patients may come to the blood bank to donate their own blood so that they can recieve an __________ transfusion
Which of the following tests would be delievererd to the chemistry section?
D. Type and Screen
________ Stipulates that all labs that perform testing on human specimens for the purposes of diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, or screening must obtain a certificate from the CMS
The _________ is a non profit organization that publishes recommendations by nationally recognized experts for the performance of laboratory testing
__________ Is an independent, not-for- profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 15,000 health-care organizations and programs in the United States. The mission of this organization is to improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public.
JC- Joint commission
Which of the following laboratory regulatory agencies classifies laboratory tests by their complexity
A. CAP B. JC
C. HIPAA D. CMS
A phlebotomist who fials to change gloves and wash hands between patients is not observing the patient safety goals of ?
An unexpeccted patient death that is not related to the patients illness is termed a ?
Name the 6 parts of the chain of infection in order
Infectious agent, reservior, portal of exit, the means of transportation, Portal of entry, Reservior.
What is it called when the body is standing erect, the head facing forward, and the arms by the sides with the palms facing to the front?
A person who has recovered from a particular virus and has developed antibodies agains that virus is said to be
the primary purpose for wearing gloves during phlebotomy procedures is to protect the
Phlebotomist from exposure to the patients blood
Which of the following are normally the most numerous of the formed elements
A. Platelets B. RBCs
C. Reticulytes D. WBCs
A major cause of respiratory distress in infants and young children is
RSV (respiratory synytial virus infection)
Steps taken to unmistakably connect a specimen and the accompanying paperwork to a specific individual are called?
accessioning the specimen
It is necessary to control the depth of lancet insertion during heel puncture to avoid
Injuring the calcaneus
What is the name or abbreviation for the federal law that established standards for the electronic exhange of patient info
According to the CLSI, what is the recommended way to clean a vinipuncture site
Cleanse with a circular motion from the center to the periphery
The standard of care used in phlebotomy malpracticee cases is ften based on guidelines from this organization
This is the abbreviation for the federal regulations that establisheed quality standards to ensure the accuracy, relability, and timeliness of patient test results, regardless of the size, type, or location of the laboratory..
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