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    that comes to mind? Is it hunting, an accident, a vampire, or maybe just the word disgusting? When I hear “blood” the first words that come to my mind are the words “my future”. My future career choice is in the medical field of phlebotomy. A phlebotomist is someone who draws and analyzes blood samples taken from the patient. Before you begin your career in phlebotomy, you should do some research on the job description, dangers, education requirements, salary and the career outlook. Phlebotomy

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    There are many reasons why I want to become a phlebotomist. First of all, I have enjoyed my past experiences of working in the medical field as a CNA and USAF medical technician. As a CNA I mostly worked with the elderly. As a medical technician I worked all over the military hospitals to include the ER, Lab, and OB/GYN. I put my career on hold to raise my family. Now my children are of age and I decided it was time to get myself back to what I love, which is helping and caring for others. When

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    Phlebotomist April L. Rosser Ivy Tech Community College Phlebotomist I have always wanted to work in health care and help people but I did not want to be a nurse or directly involved in individualized health plans. I wanted to work behind the scenes. I became a CPhT and went to work right away at my local hospital. Life was wonderful! I was helping sick people feel better and doing something worthwhile that came along with the means to help support my family comfortably. Then that dreadful

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    A Hidden Risk

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    the specimen with utmost care and caution. It is crucial for healthcare workers, especially phlebotomists, to practice proper standard precautions to prevent the spread of contagions and blood borne pathogens. The patient mentioned above would be a prime example for why such measures are taken and why the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has implemented particular protections. Every day phlebotomists are exposed to various infections, therefore, it is crucial that their daily practice concerning

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    Phlebotomy

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    Three Reasons to Consider Phlebotomy as a Career Path If you are not familiar with the word phlebotomy, it simply refers to the practice of drawing blood for the purpose of lab testing. Those who do this type of work are referred to as phlebotomists, and becoming one can be a fast track to a career in the health care field. The following are among the best reasons to think about pursuing this type of employment. The training is fast and convenient Unlike many other areas of health care, the training

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    was also suffering from kidney failure that finally forced me to leave my family to come to the united states to get proper treatment. When I became old enough I went to school and became certified as a nursing assistant and a phlebotomist. To succeed at my goal of becoming a nurse practitioner I realized that I must first obtain a bachelor of science in nursing. For a short-term goal, I am determined to get my associates of science at the Community College of Aurora. I know that

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    Venipuncture Procedure

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    As difficult as this procedure might seem, performing a routine venipuncture is a relatively easy and quick procedure. The word venipunture in medical terminology is defined as “puncture to the vein” which often is performed by a phlebotomist; this healthcare professional is a trained individual who specializes in drawing blood. Let’s face it, many of us are afraid of needles, even I would have never thought of performing this procedure myself. So if I did, so can you. Let’s begin by proceeding with

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    Becoming a phlebotomist after completing my high school was the first step I took to jump in the healthcare field. Although, I practiced phlebotomy for a very short period of time as I moved to the United States with my family after two months of completion of my phlebotomy certification. During my work experience as a Phlebotomist, I learned how to communicate with patients showing them empathy and generosity. During

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    I stand awkwardly as a scrub nurse dresses me in a cap, gown, and booties in a hallway. At seventeen years old, it is a dream come true to have the opportunity to shadow an orthopedic surgeon for a day. Standing outside of the operating room, I pause to take a few deep breaths and remind myself to keep it together. I enter the room and stand behind the surgeon, wide-eyed and silently taking in the sights of the staff, the patient, and the assortment of astounding medical equipment in the room. The

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    captain of my soul.” I have embodied this phrase in my personal life for years, but in recent years it has come to reflect my passion and dedication to become a Physician Assistant (PA). Nevertheless, a simple quote did not spark my initial interest in becoming a PA. I was first inspired by Henley’s words through my own personal struggles in my early college years; an arduous journey of self-discovery and humility. In an effort to guide me on my way, my mother gave me a paperweight with the aforementioned

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