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what does venipuncture mean

What Does Venipuncture Mean?

If you are familiar with medical terminology, then you’ve likely heard of “venipuncture.” It plays a key role in the world of phlebotomy. Let’s take a closer look at what venipuncture truly means, the basic steps in the venipuncture process, common venipuncture equipment, and the various withdrawal sites.
How Much is Phlebotomy School in California

How Much is Phlebotomy School in California

Future phlebotomists should attend postsecondary education to learn essential phlebotomy concepts and techniques. But how much is phlebotomy school in California? Let's take a look.
phlebotomy exam

The NCPT: Your Path to the NCCT Phlebotomy Exam

While passing the NCPT Exam and achieving certification is not required to practice in the field, it is highly recommended in order to strengthen your credibility and lead to a preferable phlebotomist career. Let's examine the best methods of earning certification.
Online Phlebotomy Training Program

What You Should Know Before Applying to an Online Phlebotomy Training Program in California

What makes an online phlebotomy training program credible? Read this article to learn more about accredited phlebotomy schools and PhlebotomyU’s online training course.
Online Phlebotomy Course

How to Register for PhlebotomyU’s Online Phlebotomy Course for California

For phlebotomists who want to work in California, it is not easy to receive these licenses while moving from out of state. PhlebotomyU designed our advanced online course for this sole purpose.
Order of Draw

Order of Draw for Phlebotomy & Study Guide

Let’s break down the order by tube and color as well as explore some ways to easily memorize and retain for life! Here's a useful study guide, mnemonic and color coded cheat sheet. Master the order of draw!
research study assistant

Phlebotomy Jobs: Research Study Assistant

Research study assistants primarily support the research team. While every discipline has research study assistants, phlebotomists utilize their skills in scientific and experimental research.
How much does a phlebotomist make

How Much Does a Phlebotomist Make?

Have you ever thought about a career in phlebotomy? You are not alone. If you are considering a career in phlebotomy, here is all the information you need to know about the training and salary.
Clinical Laboratory Technical Assistant

Phlebotomy Jobs: Clinical Laboratory Technical Assistant (CLTA)

Many phlebotomists become clinical laboratory technical assistants (CLTA) after receiving their Certified Phlebotomy Technician certificate from an accredited phlebotomy school.
Is Phlebotomy Technician a Good Job

Is Phlebotomy Technician a Good Job?

Phlebotomy is a medical practice in which patients undergo venipuncture (blood draws) for clinical laboratory testing, revealing their health and wellness. Phlebotomy technicians, also known as phlebotomists, are the medical professionals who specialize in this field.
common blood tests

The 11 Most Common Blood Tests Performed by Phlebotomists

For annual check-ups, there are 11 common blood tests administered. These blood tests uncover a wealth of information about a patient’s health, providing insight into what medical conditions people may have or are predisposed to.
approved phlebotomy schools in california

What is an Approved Phlebotomy School in California?

As an aspiring phlebotomist, it is critical to attend an approved phlebotomy school in California. When receiving medical training, any instruction should be advised by the state’s department of public health.