• needle
  • Multiple vacuum tubes can be attached to and removed in turn from a single needle, allowing multiple samples to be obtained from a single procedure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety regulations require that needles come equipped with a sheath or safety device to cover the needle after the procedure to prevent accidental needle stick injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • While physicians did perform bloodletting, it was a specialty of barber-surgeons, the primary provider of health care to most people in the medieval and early modern eras. (wikipedia.org)
  • To meet the needs of this vulnerable population, nursing roles expanded to include tasks previously relegated to physicians, such as initiating intravenous access and phlebotomy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first barber surgeons to be recognized as such worked in monasteries around 1000 A.D. Because physicians performed surgery so rarely, the Middle Ages saw a proliferation of barbers, among other medical "paraprofessionals", including cataract couchers, herniotomists, lithotomists, midwives, and pig gelders. (wikipedia.org)
  • certification
  • These include: American Certification Agency (ACA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Center for Competency Testing/Multi-skilled Medical Certification Institute (NCCT/MMCI), National Credentialing Agency (NCA), National Healthcareer Association (NHA), National Phlebotomy Certification Examination (NPCE). (wikipedia.org)
  • assistants
  • At its February 2005 meeting, the Board of Trustees of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) authorized Executive Director Donald A. Balasa, JD, MBA, to explore the advisability of the AAMA joining the Coalition for Phlebotomy Personnel Standards. (aama-ntl.org)
  • transfusions
  • Multiple blood draws and counts throughout the day are an excessive use of phlebotomy and can lead to unnecessary additional transfusions, and the extra unnecessary treatment would be outside of medical guidelines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Receptionist
  • Job Summary / Job Purpose (briefly state why does this job exist in 3-5 lines) Under direct supervision, Receptionist is responsible for performing a variety. (indeed.com)
  • provide
  • Abnormally high or low counts may indicate the presence of many forms of disease, and hence blood counts are among the most commonly performed blood tests in medicine, as they can provide an overview of a patient's general health status. (wikipedia.org)
  • Students
  • The Standards, along with the BUPAP policies, procedures and process for the admission and education of PA students, parallel, to some extent, those set forth by the Physician Assistant Competencies published by the ARC-PA, AAPA, NCCPA and PAEA, and inform and guide the decisions of the BUPAP faculty. (barry.edu)