Practicing Phlebotomy in a Blood Drawing Chair

by | Jul 22, 2013 | Medical Equipment

If you are thinking about starting a new career or changing your existing one, you may want to consider becoming part of the medical industry. This field is growing daily and the need for people with medical training and experience is in great demand. There are many career paths you can choose in the medial industry depending on your interest.

If you are thinking about becoming a doctor, then your road to helping the sick will be a long and hard. There is no doubt about it you will need to have some income while attending school. Most people that choose to become doctors will seek employment in the medical field and attend classes as well.

One position that you might be interested in is phlebotomy. You can complete this short course in about four weeks. You need to have medical terminology and completed an anatomy course. Your certification will include; hands on venipuncture techniques by using the necessary equipment. You will need to complete one hundred venipunctures and five capillary punctures successfully in order to qualify for your exam. You will practice your technique on a fake arm in a Blood Drawing Chair.

Once you have completed these requirements you will be able to take your exam and become a certified phlebotomist. You will be qualified to work in any clinic, hospital and laboratory. If the position you accept is in a clinic or laboratory you will be stationed in a room that has all your necessary equipment and you will draw blood from the patients while they are sitting in a Blood Drawing chair. If you select a job in the hospital, you will have all your necessary equipment on a cart and you will be notified of which patients you must see to draw blood.

No matter where you decide to work your job will be very important. You will need to make the patients you see comfortable, especially if they are little children or scared of needles. Doctors will depend on you to get the blood the first time, making sure they are labeled correctly is extremely important and can mean the difference between life and death, as the blood can tell almost anything about a person and if they have any life threatening illnesses.

Custom Comfort carries extensive range of blood draw chairs that matches your needs.

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