Put the order of draw on the ID badges of every employee who draws blood samples
July 28, 2021
Study underscores the increasing risks to healthcare professionals
This blog post summarizes a recent study of verbal and physical violence inflicted on emergency department personnel including phlebotomists by patients.
July 27, 2021
Knowing how to prevent fainting during a phlebotomy procedure is critical
When a patient passes out during a venipuncture procedure, this post details exactly what to do and what not to do.
July 19, 2021
An expensive practice without many benefits.
July 07, 2021
Are your samples baking in the summer sun?
Researchers recently found when blood samples for diagnostic laboratory testing are stored in outdoor lockbox, the results may not be valid.
July 19, 2021
Do you label at the patient’s side without fail?
This Phlebotomy Today blog post reinforces the importance of labeling every filled blood collection tube after the draw and before leaving the patient.
July 01, 2021
Standards-based continuing education for staff and students
July 08, 2021
Handling conflicts the wrong way can come back to bite you
Guest blogger Shan Keith offers ten tips for handling conflicts with your supervisor or manager.
July 12, 2021
How the Center for Phlebotomy Education came to be a recognized global authority
Dennis Ernst tells his story of how he went from burned out in the profession to a highly respected industry authority in phlebotomy.
July 21, 2021