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Phlebotomy Requirements by State

Because phlebotomy licensure is not nationally mandated or regulated, each state has its own laws and requirements for phlebotomists’ certifications. When considering a move across state lines, phlebotomists must be aware of whether the state they are moving to has license or certification reciprocation.
how to study for a phlebotomy test

How to Study for a Phlebotomy Test

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Phlebotomy students must pass a certification exam that covers all aspects of phlebotomy from basic safety practices, to order of draw. Let's go over the best ways to study for the NCCT Examination.
Live Well San Diego PhlebotomyU Partnership

PhlebotomyU Announces New Partnership with Live Well San Diego

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PhlebotomyU Announced a new partnership with Live Well San Diego. The partnership is a step in the direction of building improved public access to healthcare by utilizing PhlebotomyU's medical services, staff, and alumni.
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How to Become a Phlebotomy Instructor

Many phlebotomists choose to enter the educational field after spending a few years working with patients. Let's take a look at how to become a phlebotomy instructor.
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What’s the Most Commonly Used Phlebotomy Equipment? From Scrubs to Needles

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For the trained phlebotomist, using the appropriate phlebotomy equipment is an essential part of a successful venipuncture. Let's go over the most commonly used phlebotomy equipment.
Phlebotomy Training Program Director

PhlebotomyU Announces New Phlebotomy Training Program Director

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San Diego’s longest running phlebotomy training center, PhlebotomyU, announced today the hiring of Chris Nicholson its new Phlebotomy Training Program Director. In this role, Nicholson will be responsible for the overall operation and administration of PhlebotomyU’s training program and for advising on strategic initiatives that the school is considering or currently pursuing.
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Phlebotomy License Renewal Steps

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The CPT I License is the main requirement for becoming a practicing…

Collecting Blood from Newborns

Neonatal phlebotomy can be understandably intimidating. There are certain things to consider when performing a phlebotomy procedure on a young infant. Learn about the neonatal heel prick, also known as dermal puncture, here.
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California Phlebotomy License Renewal Requirements

While many fear blood or the act of getting their blood drawn, the role of the phlebotomist is extremely important in the health and treatment of individuals. Here are 8 phlebotomy facts that demonstrate its importance in medical practice over the past two thousand years.
Phlebotomy Facts

8 Surprising Phlebotomy Facts

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While many fear blood or the act of getting their blood drawn, the role of the phlebotomist is extremely important in the health and treatment of individuals. Here are 8 phlebotomy facts that demonstrate its importance in medical practice over the past two thousand years.
Legal Issues in Phlebotomy

Legal Issues in Phlebotomy

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Phlebotomists are an integral part of a modern medical team. As such, their jobs encompass much more than the simple mechanics of blood withdrawal. An important part of a phlebotomist's education involves learning about the ethical and legal questions associated with the field of phlebotomy.
bruising after blood donation

Is Bruising After Blood Donation Normal?

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While not everyone will experience bruising every time they donate blood, if you are donating blood on a regular basis, it will almost certainly happen to you at some point. In this article, you can find out more about what causes bruising and how it can be prevented.