Phlebotomy Test

50 Questions  I  By Ashleyoldaker on August 14, 2010
Questions out of the NCCT Offical Practice Test National Certified Phlebotomy Technician

  

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1.  The single, most important way to prevent the spread of infection while performing phlebotomy is by __________.
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2.  After drawing blood from a patient, the phlebotomist should dispose of the needle by __________.
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3.  Negligence by a professional person is called __________.
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4.  Which of the following is the single most common source of HIV and HBV in the workplace?
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5.  The heart, lymphatic organs, and blood vessels are in the __________.
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6.  The venipuncture site should be cleansed in a circular motion from the center to the __________.
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7.  Within the capillaries, blood cells __________.
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8.  Which is not an infection control method?
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9.  Safe working conditions for employees are regulated by __________.
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10.  Which of the following are types of tourniquets used in specimen collection?
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11.  The color of normal serum is usually __________.
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12.  Which of the following conditions would stop a phlebotomist from drawing blood from a patient's vein?
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13.  Chemicals that precent blood from clotting are called __________.
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14.  Red and white blood cell counts are examples of __________ tests.
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15.  Treating all specimens as if they are hazardous and infectionsis the basis for __________.
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16.  Drugs used to destroy or kill bacteria that cause disease, are called __________.
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17.  When the heart is contracting, the pressure is highest. This pressure is called the __________. 
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18.  The process by which an object or area becomes unclean is known as __________.
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19.  The health care worker is protected by law if it can be determined that he or she acted as expected when compared with fellow workers. This is called __________.
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20.  Which of the following is not known to transmit HIV?
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21.  Consent to treament based upon full understanging of all possible risks of unpreventable results of treatment is called __________.
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22.  Infections that can be spread from person to person are called __________.
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23.  A tube adapter that has been visibly contaminated with blood should be disposed of in __________.
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24.  A violation of a person's right to have his or her name, photograph, or private affairs made public without giving consent is called __________.
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25.  OSHA requires training and educational information on bloodborne pathogens to be given to employees __________.
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26.  Characteristics of capillaries include __________.
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27.  Arterioles, the smallest arteries, subdivide into __________.
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28.  The branch of study of moral issues, questions and problems arising in the practice of medicine and biomedical research is called __________.
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29.  If tests require serim rather than a plasma, a tube with what color top should be drawn?
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30.  When using evacuated tubes for blood collection, it is crucial to remember to __________.
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31.  The rubber sleve (at the end opposite the needle tip) on an evacuated tube needle makes it possible for use with __________.
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32.  Because bacteria and other microorganisms can be found anywhere, all health care personnel should maintain sterility when handling __________.
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33.  When entering a room marked with isolation signs, __________.
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34.  What information must be included if the phlebotomist must manually label a blood collection tube from an outpatient?
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35.  The study of blood is called __________.
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36.  The term asepsis literally means __________.
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37.  The use if a chemical procedure to destory all microbial life including highly resistant bacterial endospores is called __________.
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38.  Capillary blood sampling may be used if the laboratory tests require __________.
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39.  The tube to collect whole blood with an EDTA additive in it has a __________ stopper.
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40.  Diastolic pressure is __________.
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41.  Do not draw blood __________ an intravenous infusion.
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42.  Which of the following legally enforces the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard?
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43.  Common syptoms of shock include all of the following except __________.
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44.  Which of the following causes AIDS?
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45.  Eating and drinking are permissible in a laboratory setting __________.
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46.  In health care, when all evaluated services and results compate within acceptable standards, principles of __________ are being used.
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47.  The tissue that covers and protects the body is __________.
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48.  A possible cause of tube breakage during centrifugation might be __________.
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49.  A tube containing sodium citrate as an additive is the __________. 
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50.  Lack of physical or mental fitness is __________.
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Quiz Comments (3)
How reliable is this sample test? EDTA IS a lavender top tube not a green top tube!
Thankx for leaving that post I saw the same problems with the test but other that it's a good test.
On Q10 they are all types of tourniquetes that can be used for specimen collection. Q12 The answer is A. You can not draw blood from same side mastectomy or same side IV. Q27 Arterioles, like venules, subdivide into capillaries. Q31 The rubber sleeve is used for mulyiple draws. Q39 EDTA is the additive of the lavender tube. Q41 You do not draw blood above an IV infusion.
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