Phlebotomy Practice

20 Questions
Phlebotomy Practice

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  • 1. 
    How many attempts can a phlebotomist take when drawing blood?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      3

  • 2. 
    The bevel of the needle should always face?
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      Up

    • C. 

      Down

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Destruction of blood is called?
    • A. 

      Hemoconcentration

    • B. 

      Hematoma

    • C. 

      Hemolysis

    • D. 

      Fibirnogen

  • 4. 
    Which needle has the largest gauge.
    • A. 

      21 G

    • B. 

      25 G

    • C. 

      20 G

    • D. 

      23 G

  • 5. 
    You need permission from the doctor before using this vein.
    • A. 

      Basilic

    • B. 

      Dorsalis pedis

    • C. 

      Cephalic

    • D. 

      Dorsal hand

  • 6. 
    A puncture into a vein is called?
    • A. 

      Phlebotomy

    • B. 

      Phlebitis

    • C. 

      Venipuncture

    • D. 

      Hematoma

  • 7. 
    The most common complication in phlebotomy is?
    • A. 

      Hematoma

    • B. 

      Syncope

    • C. 

      Hemolysis

    • D. 

      Hemoconcentration

  • 8. 
    One who specializes in veins.
    • A. 

      Phlebotomist

    • B. 

      Hematologist

    • C. 

      Pathologist

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Before obtaining blood you must first verify...
    • A. 

      The patient identity

    • B. 

      The test ordered

    • C. 

      The correct order of draw

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    A patient notifies you of fainting what position should you place them in?
    • A. 

      Prone

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Sitting

    • D. 

      Dorsal recumbent

  • 11. 
    Match the following
    • A. ABG
    • A.
    • B. FBS
    • B.
    • C. ESR
    • C.
    • D. PT
    • D.
    • E. BT
    • E.
    • F. WBC
    • F.
    • G. CBC
    • G.
    • H. FDP
    • H.
  • 12. 
    After cleaning the collection site the phlebotomist should do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Fan the site dry

    • B. 

      Dry the agent by blowing on the site

    • C. 

      Allow it to air dry

    • D. 

      Dry it with a sterile gauze

  • 13. 
    In reference to a running IV, which of the following is a preferred site for drawing a blood specimen?
    • A. 

      Lateral of the IV

    • B. 

      Proximal to the IV

    • C. 

      Medial

    • D. 

      Distal of the IV

  • 14. 
    Which of the following reflects a proper result for a peripheral blood smear?
    • A. 

      Feathered edge

    • B. 

      Straight edge

    • C. 

      Uneven edge

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    When performing a capillary specimen, which tube should be drawn last?
    • A. 

      Serum tubes

    • B. 

      EDTA tubes

    • C. 

      Heparin tubes

    • D. 

      SPS tubes

  • 16. 
    An individuals health information transmitted or maintained electronically is considered part of
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      PHI

    • C. 

      CLIA

    • D. 

      HIPAA

  • 17. 
    Heel sticks are done for which of the following neonatal screenings?
    • A. 

      MCHB

    • B. 

      PKU

    • C. 

      HRSI

    • D. 

      BIU

  • 18. 
    A 24 hour urine specimen must be kept?
    • A. 

      Warm

    • B. 

      Frozen

    • C. 

      Refrigerated

    • D. 

      At room temp

  • 19. 
    Which is the appropriate site to draw from a patient who had a recent right sided mastectomy?
    • A. 

      Right antecubital fossa

    • B. 

      Right dorsal vein on the hand

    • C. 

      Draw from the opposite arm

    • D. 

      Draw from the dorsalis pedis on the foot

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a function of an erythrocyte?
    • A. 

      Fight infection

    • B. 

      Transport oxygen

    • C. 

      Promote clotting

    • D. 

      None of the above