QA In Phlebotomy- Policy

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QA In Phlebotomy- Policy

Phlebotomy is the process of making an incision in a vein with a needle, which then allows for the withdrawal of blood in blood tests and blood donation, along with other scientific practices. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the max number of attempts at drawing a patient allowed?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 2. 
    If a patient has had a double mastectomy, what site is acceptable to draw the blood?
    • A. 

      Foot Draw

    • B. 

      Antecubital Fossa of the oldest mastectomy side

    • C. 

      Back of the hand on the newest mastectomy side

    • D. 

      Back of the hand on the oldest mastectomy side

  • 3. 
    True/False. It is acceptable to draw blood from a fistula or shunt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    At what time in the process of drawing someone's blood should you label (write patient name your tubes?
    • A. 

      Before drawing the blood

    • B. 

      After the collection, while the patient is in the bathroom

    • C. 

      After collection and after the patient leaves

    • D. 

      After collection and in the presence of the patient

  • 5. 
    How long is it acceptable for a tourniquet to left on the patient?
    • A. 

      No more than 1 minute

    • B. 

      However long it takes me to assemble supplies and draw the blood

    • C. 

      2 minutes

    • D. 

      Do not know

  • 6. 
    True/False. It is acceptable to "pop a finger" out of a glove if you have a difficult draw.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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