1.Phil the New Phlebotomy Tech is performing his first heel stick! Phil has correctly identified his patient, assembled the required equipment, inspected the heels of the infant to avoid bruised and previous puncture sites, collected the sample with minimal squeezing or milking of the puncture site, covered the puncture site with sterile gauze, labeled his specimen before leaving and checked to make sure the puncture site stopped bleeding before leaving. What (if anything) has Phil done wrong?
2.Phil the New Phlebotomy Tech is assessing his patients’ veins for an appropriate venipuncture site. Because an IV is infusing in the right arm, Phil is starting his assessment to the left arm. What (if anything) has Phil done wrong?
3.Phil the New Phlebotomy Tech is collecting equipment to perform a finger stick. He has gathered alcohol wipes, gauze, and appropriate micro containers for the requested tests. Has Phil gathered everything necessary for performance of a finger stick?
5.Phil the New Phlebotomy Tech is preparing to draw blood on a patient who has placement of a fistula in his left arm. Phil has decided to examine the right AC area for a suitable venipuncture site, and avoid the left arm. Is Phil correct?