Eat some food - after all, you're starving and it smells good.
Pull the charts for the returned lab results and present them to the physician.
Ask the executive director for instructions.
"Hello, my name is Sarah and I am here to draw your blood for some labs. Can I verify your name please?"
"Hi, I'm Sarah. Which arm has better veins?"
"Hi, I don't do this very often, so bear with me if I mess up."
Start crying - after all, we're students and don't know this stuff yet anyway.
Write all of the instructions on a laboratory call form, and place the completed form in Brenda's folder so she can call them back tomorrow.
Immediately wash the area thoroughly and wipe with alcohol. Alert the executive director and laboratory director asap.
Finish working with the patient, then calmly wash the area.
Immediately wash the area thoroughly and wipe with alcohol.
The director of laboratory and supplies, Sarah Corn
The laboratory manual
The Heart-to-Heart volunteer
The Quest manual
The quick reference card included in each test kit
Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
Red, tiger, gold, green, light blue, lavendar
Lavender, light blue, gold, green, red, tiger
Clearly write the date, the patient's name and DOB, and mark the tests performed on the top line. When test results are returned, place your initials on the second line.
There are way too many boxes on that sheet of paper...it's probably not truly necessary.