Chapter 2 Of Phlebotomy Essentials

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Chapter 2 Of Phlebotomy Essentials

Test your knowledge of the material covered in chapter 2 of Phlebotomy Essentials


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The act or threat of harm.
  • 2. 
    Educational Standards for program approval.
  • 3. 
    Concerned with actions between private parties.
  • 4. 
    Compares current results with previous results.
  • 5. 
    Patient's actions imply consent.
  • 6. 
    Neglegence by a medical professional.
  • 7. 
    Name the 2 most important questions for a phlebotomist to ask a patient.
  • 8. 
    As a part of ongoing quality control, you should inspect tubes before using them. What might you be looking for?
  • 9. 
    What agency approves phlebotomy programs?
  • 10. 
    What do the initials NAACLS stand for?
  • 11. 
    Initials for the national organization that sets quality standards for accuracy, reliability, and timeliness of test results for all laboratories.
  • 12. 
    Who provides voluntary inspections and proficiency testing?
  • 13. 
    What could you be charged with if you forget to apply a bandage and the patient starts bleeding later?
  • 14. 
    What part of the laboratory testing phase are phlebotomists primarily involved with?
  • 15. 
    A lab technician asks you to recollect a specimen on a patient. When you ask what was wrong with the specimen, the technician replies "The specimen was okay, but the results were inconsistent with the patient's previous results." How would the technician have reached this conclusion?
    • A. 

      They did not compare with results of other patient's tested at the same time.

    • B. 

      They did not compare with the results of the control specimen.

    • C. 

      A Delta check was automatically initiated by the testing machine when the current results did not compare closely to the patient's previous results.

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 16. 
    The agency that sets standards for phlebotomy procedures.
  • 17. 
    What do the initial CLSI stand for?
  • 18. 
    What do you do if you drop and break a tube while collecting blood from a patient?
    • A. 

      Stop and clean it up

    • B. 

      Continue the draw but make sure to warn people to stay away

    • C. 

      Ask the patient to hold the needle while you clean it up

    • D. 

      Leave it for housekeeping

  • 19. 
    Is it okay to draw a child without their permission?
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