NCCT Phlebotomy Tech Review Quiz

Question 1 of 142

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What is the most important venipuncture step?

Select one of the following:

  • Collecting the specimen

  • Positioning the patient

  • Selecting supplies

  • Identifying the patient

Question 2 of 142

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Which test is time-dependent?

Select one of the following:

  • Glucose

  • Cholesterol

  • Bilirubin

  • Potassium

Question 3 of 142

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Which sterilizer is used for blood cultures?

Select one of the following:

  • Alcohol

  • Lidocaine

  • Bacitracin

  • Chlorhexidine

Question 4 of 142

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What is the most commonly used vein?

Select one of the following:

  • Median cubital

  • Cephalic

  • Radial

  • Basilic

Question 5 of 142

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A hemogram is drawn in which color tube?

Select one of the following:

  • Lavender top

  • Green top

  • Blue top

  • Red top

Question 6 of 142

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Why is disposable equipment used?

Select one of the following:

  • To reduce the spread of infection

  • It's inexpensive

  • For variety

  • To take up less space

Question 7 of 142

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The venipuncture site is cleansed with 70% _____.

Select one of the following:

  • iodine

  • water

  • isopropyl alcohol

  • betadine

Question 8 of 142

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Which needle has the smallest diameter?

Select one of the following:

  • 20-gauge

  • 23-gauge

  • 18-gauge

  • 21-gauge

Question 9 of 142

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Which cells transport oxygen to the tissues?

Select one of the following:

  • White blood cells

  • Red blood cells

  • Platelets

  • Squamous cells

Question 10 of 142

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How long can a tourniquet remain on the arm?

Select one of the following:

  • 1 minute

  • 2 minutes

  • 5 minutes

  • 10 minutes

Question 11 of 142

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Specimens need to be shipped in what type of container?

Select one of the following:

  • Watertight

  • Paper

  • Egg crate

  • Plastic

Question 12 of 142

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Where can a patient acquire a nosocomial infection?

Select one of the following:

  • At work

  • At the doctor's office

  • In the hospital

  • At home

Question 13 of 142

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Specimens used as criminal tracking evidence are called _____.

Select one of the following:

  • privileged

  • private

  • chain of custody

  • bad

Question 14 of 142

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The process of killing all microorganisms in an area is called ______.

Select one of the following:

  • cleaning

  • sterilization

  • autoclaved

  • disinfection

Question 15 of 142

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Which body system regulates water balance and blood pH?

Select one of the following:

  • Urinary

  • Cardiovascular

  • Respiratory

  • Digestive

Question 16 of 142

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Which element is bound by EDTA to prevent clotting?

Select one of the following:

  • Calcium

  • Potassium

  • Magnesium

  • Sodium

Question 17 of 142

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Blood cultures require which samples for collection?

Select one of the following:

  • anaerobic/aerobic

  • aerobic/saline

  • CO2/saline

  • anaerobic/CO2

Question 18 of 142

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Which is not a VAD device?

Select one of the following:

  • PICC line

  • central venous line

  • shunt

  • sphygmomanometer

Question 19 of 142

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What can reduce pain at the venipuncture site?

Select one of the following:

  • EMLA

  • A tighter tourniquet

  • Warm water

  • Topical antiseptic

Question 20 of 142

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What site would be preferred with an open IV?

Select one of the following:

  • In the IV tubing

  • Above the IV

  • Below the IV

  • It cannot be done

Question 21 of 142

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All chemical supply manufacturers must provide this with their products?

Select one of the following:

  • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

  • Free disposal

  • Warning signs

  • Product pricing

Question 22 of 142

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Which body system is involved with breathing?

Select one of the following:

  • Respiratory

  • Nervous

  • Digestive

  • Cardiovascular

Question 23 of 142

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The heart is part of which body system?

Select one of the following:

  • Skeletal

  • Cardiovascular

  • Muscular

  • Integumentary

Question 24 of 142

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Which national organization recently changed its name to CLSI?

Select one of the following:

  • OSHA

  • NCCLS

  • ASCP

  • JCAHO

Question 25 of 142

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What does QNS mean?

Select one of the following:

  • Not enough specimen

  • Hard draw

  • Patient was insulting

  • Test ordered wrong

Question 26 of 142

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The lab test for extrinsic function is ____.

Select one of the following:

  • partial thromboplastin time (PTT)

  • prothrombin time (PT)

  • platelet function time (PFT)

  • lupus anticoagulation (LA)

Question 27 of 142

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Which tube is used when drawing alcohol specimens?

Select one of the following:

  • Plain red top

  • EDTA

  • Sodium fluoride

  • Sodium citrate

Question 28 of 142

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Tiny clots in additive tubes are due to ______.

Select one of the following:

  • a traumatized draw

  • not enough specimen

  • insufficient mixing

  • centrifuging too long

Question 29 of 142

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Which has the highest occurrence in healthcare?

Select one of the following:

  • Hepatitis B

  • HIV

  • Hepatitis C

  • TB

Question 30 of 142

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The process where an area becomes unclean is called _____.

Select one of the following:

  • sterile

  • contaminated

  • prepped

  • good enough

Question 31 of 142

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The most common nosocomial infection is ______.

Select one of the following:

  • urinary tract

  • dermal

  • respiratory

  • surgical

Question 32 of 142

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Grey tubes have which additive?

Select one of the following:

  • EDTA

  • Sodium citrate

  • Sodium fluoride

  • SPS

Question 33 of 142

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Tubes without an additive are what color?

Select one of the following:

  • Lavender top

  • Blue top

  • Green top

  • Red top

Question 34 of 142

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Skin punctures on adults are performed on which finger(s)?

Select one of the following:

  • First finger

  • Heel or foot

  • Third or fourth finger

  • Second finger

Question 35 of 142

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What is the most frequently used needle gauge?

Select one of the following:

  • 21

  • 18

  • 23

  • 16

Question 36 of 142

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The smallest human veins are called ________.

Select one of the following:

  • capillaries

  • arteries

  • venules

  • arterioles

Question 37 of 142

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The smallest human arteries are called _______.

Select one of the following:

  • capillaries

  • arteries

  • venules

  • arterioles

Question 38 of 142

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If a hematoma starts to form, what should you do?

Select one of the following:

  • Finish drawing, not to worry

  • Release tourniquet, remove needle, apply pressure

  • Apply pressure above site

  • Reposition needle

Question 39 of 142

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A protime is collected in what color tube?

Select one of the following:

  • Red top

  • Green top

  • Lavender top

  • Light blue top

Question 40 of 142

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AIDS stands for ______.

Select one of the following:

  • auto immune deficiency symptom

  • acquired immune disease state

  • acquired immune deficiency syndrome

  • auto inflammation disease state

Question 41 of 142

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The cellular components of blood are _______.

Select one of the following:

  • Red blood cells

  • White blood cells

  • Platelets

  • All of the above

Question 42 of 142

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When making blood smear slides, what angle works best?

Select one of the following:

  • 5 degrees

  • 10 degrees

  • 30 degrees

  • 90 degrees

Question 43 of 142

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Which color tube needs a 9:1 ratio to be accepted by the lab?

Select one of the following:

  • Plain red top - blood bank

  • Lavender top - hematology

  • SST - chemistry

  • Light blue top - coagulation

Question 44 of 142

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Which drawing method has the highest number of injuries?

Select one of the following:

  • Tube holders

  • Winged infusion sets (butterflies)

  • Evacuated draws

  • Capillary draws

Question 45 of 142

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Which protection works best for blood and skin contact?

Select one of the following:

  • Gloves

  • Respirator

  • Gown

  • Mask

Question 46 of 142

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What patient identification is a must besides name?

Select one of the following:

  • Date of birth

  • Diagnosis

  • Address

  • Social security number

Question 47 of 142

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Which test is used for diabetes mellitus or hyperglycemia?

Select one of the following:

  • Glucose tolerance

  • Hemogram

  • Potassium

  • Urinalysis

Question 48 of 142

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How do you encourage bleeding on an infant heelstick?

Select one of the following:

  • An ice pack

  • Multiple punctures

  • Squeezing hard

  • Pre-warming

Question 49 of 142

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If a patient needs to collect urine for 24 hours, which container would work best?

Select one of the following:

  • 2 mL

  • 20 mL

  • 200 mL

  • 2,000 mL

Question 50 of 142

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Which technique works best if a patient has excessive arm hair or frail skin?

Select one of the following:

  • Tie tourniquet over clothing

  • Tie tourniquet tighter

  • Don't use a tourniquet

  • Find a different site

Question 51 of 142

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The site of a finger stick is cleansed and ______

Select one of the following:

  • soaped

  • swabbed with iodine

  • allowed to dry

  • No prep is needed

Question 52 of 142

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Physician and patient visits are considered privileged, which means ________.

Select one of the following:

  • open to anyone

  • not important

  • confidential

  • not available to the patient

Question 53 of 142

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Which technique will minimize aerosol contamination in the lab?

Select one of the following:

  • Keeping the centrifuge lid closed

  • Keeping doors closed

  • Wearing gloves

  • Opening all windows

Question 54 of 142

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Why is a 2.4 mm lancet not recommended for an infant heelstick?

Select one of the following:

  • It can cause injury to the heel.

  • It may not puncture deep enough.

  • It may take multiple tries.

  • It may require you to squeeze harder.

Question 55 of 142

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Fibrin strands may be caused by _______.

Select one of the following:

  • centrifuging at too high a speed

  • centrifuging too long

  • centrifuging before the sample has clotted

  • centrifuging after 2 hours

Question 56 of 142

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How soon after drawing should mixing begin?

Select one of the following:

  • Immediately

  • It's not needed

  • Once all tubes are drawn

  • After sitting

Question 57 of 142

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Can a phlebotomist draw blood from a patient that refuses?

Select one of the following:

  • No.

  • Yes, if a doctor tells them it's okay.

  • Yes, if a nurse tells them it's okay.

  • Yes, there's no choice in the matter.

Question 58 of 142

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A patient who stays overnight in the hospital is called a(n) _______.

Select one of the following:

  • outpatient

  • inpatient

  • resident

Question 59 of 142

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If you have been vaccinated for Hepatitis B, which would be your next threat?

Select one of the following:

  • HIV

  • Hepatitis C

  • H1N1

  • Herpes

Question 60 of 142

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Which organism can not live in human fluids?

Select one of the following:

  • Bacteria

  • Fungus

  • Virus

  • Ticks

Question 61 of 142

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Why are tourniquets used during a blood draw?

Select one of the following:

  • To eliminate pain

  • To locate veins

  • To distract the patient

  • They are not needed

Question 62 of 142

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Why is protective isolation used?

Select one of the following:

  • To protect phlebotomists

  • To protect doctors

  • To protect patients

  • To protect everyone from germs

Question 63 of 142

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Sterility must be used when handling _____.

Select one of the following:

  • IV supplies

  • needle holders

  • lab coats

  • venipuncture trays

Question 64 of 142

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A glucose meter is used on patients with ______.

Select one of the following:

  • diabetes mellitus

  • anemia

  • leukemia

  • arthritis

Question 65 of 142

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Which is a blood borne pathogen?

Select one of the following:

  • Urinary tract infection

  • Strep throat

  • Malaria

  • Influenza

Question 66 of 142

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Phlebotomists should check blood tubes for _____.

Select one of the following:

  • expiration dates

  • faded labels

  • warnings

  • manufacturer's name

Question 67 of 142

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What do you do if a patient stops breathing while drawing blood?

Select one of the following:

  • Keep drawing

  • Stop and call for help

  • Don't worry

  • Shake them awake

Question 68 of 142

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Which National Fire color and number indicates that a chemical is easily dispersed and will burn?

Select one of the following:

  • Blue, 2

  • Red, 4

  • White, 4

  • Yellow, 1

Question 69 of 142

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Which National Fire color and number indicates that a chemical is easily dispersed and will burn?

Select one of the following:

  • Blue, 2

  • Red, 4

  • White, 4

  • Yellow, 1

Question 70 of 142

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If a patient's bracelet and requisition do not match, what's your next step?

Select one of the following:

  • Change the paper to match the bracelet

  • Do not draw until resolved

  • Ask a nurse to identify

  • Ask the patient's roommate

Question 71 of 142

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If you lower a bed rail to draw a child, what do you do before leaving the room?

Select one of the following:

  • Leave it down

  • Return it to the upright position

  • Ask the child which position they prefer

  • Don't worry about it

Question 72 of 142

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What is the first step after you perform a skin puncture?

Select one of the following:

  • Wipe away the first drop

  • Immediately start collecting

  • Make a blood smear just in case

  • Clean with water

Question 73 of 142

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Which test must be kept warm and delivered directly to the lab?

Select one of the following:

  • Cold agglutinin

  • CBC

  • Blood typing

  • Blood gases

Question 74 of 142

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What is the life span of a red blood cell?

Select one of the following:

  • 60 days

  • 120 days

  • 5 days

  • 25 days

Question 75 of 142

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Why do you need a feathered edge when making blood smears?

Select one of the following:

  • It spreads the cells out to a single layer.

  • It helps the slides dry faster.

  • It stains better.

  • It's not necessary.

Question 76 of 142

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Why does a rubber sleeve cover one side on a multi-sample needle?

Select one of the following:

  • It prevents blood from leaking into the holder.

  • It makes tubes easier to push on.

  • It decreases needle sticks.

  • It keeps tubes from being contaminated.

Question 77 of 142

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For which test does a patient need to be fasting?

Select one of the following:

  • Lipid

  • Hemogram

  • Blood typing

  • Potassium

Question 78 of 142

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Which of these organisms serve as a reservoir host?

Select one of the following:

  • Animals

  • Humans

  • Plants

  • All of the above

Question 79 of 142

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When additive tubes are centrifuged, what is spun to the bottom?

Select one of the following:

  • White blood cells

  • Red blood cells

  • Plasma

  • Platelets

Question 80 of 142

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Phlebotomists should wash their hands _____.

Select one of the following:

  • even if gloves are used

  • before collection

  • after collection

  • All of the above

Question 81 of 142

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What do you do if the collection tube has blood on the outside of it?

Select one of the following:

  • Wipe it down with disinfectant

  • Discard the tube and redraw

  • Pour it into a clean tube

  • Don't worry about it

Question 82 of 142

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Sharps containers must have all of the following features except being _____.

Select one of the following:

  • mold proof

  • spill proof

  • puncture proof

  • tamper proof

Question 83 of 142

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Squeezing the finger too hard can cause false results due to ______.

Select one of the following:

  • dilution with tissue fluid

  • bacteria

  • contamination

  • clotting

Question 84 of 142

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OSHA is required to train staff for all of the following except ______.

Select one of the following:

  • identification errors

  • blood-borne diseases

  • needle safety

  • sharps disposal

Question 85 of 142

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If a patient starts to get raised, red blotches by the tourniquet, what should the phlebotomist do?

Select one of the following:

  • Treat it as a possible latex reaction

  • Ignore it

  • Continue to draw

  • Ask the patient if they're okay

Question 86 of 142

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If blood and urine specimens are lost for 2 weeks, can they still be used?

Select one of the following:

  • No

  • Only if you hurry

  • Only if you refrigerate overnight

  • Yes, if run within 24 hours

Question 87 of 142

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Which is not important when drawing a tube with an additive?

Select one of the following:

  • Mixing the tube adequately

  • Filling in order

  • Filling until full

  • Keeping the tourniquet on until the last tube is filled

Question 88 of 142

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Venipuncture should not be performed on a left arm if ______.

Select one of the following:

  • there is an IV running in the left hand

  • there is a full-arm cast

  • there is a recent mastectomy

  • All of the above

Question 89 of 142

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Treating all specimens as if they are hazardous and infectious is the basis of ______.

Select one of the following:

  • universal precautions

  • hazardous control

  • patient education

  • good practice

Question 90 of 142

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How are slides used to make blood smears disposed of?

Select one of the following:

  • Sharps container

  • Regular trash

  • Sealed in biohazard waste

  • Left out on the counter

Question 91 of 142

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What post-draw technique would you not use after drawing from an ill neonate (baby)?

Select one of the following:

  • Label tubes

  • Remove tourniquet

  • Use tape

  • No precautions need to be taken

Question 92 of 142

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A skin puncture sample is a good choice for testing when _______.

Select one of the following:

  • veins are bruised and fragile

  • a large amount of blood is needed

  • multiple tests have been ordered

  • at any time

Question 93 of 142

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The collection site is cleansed in a circular motion, starting ______.

Select one of the following:

  • counter-clockwise

  • from the center to the peripheral edge

  • from the peripheral edge to the center

  • any way

Question 94 of 142

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Phlebotomists should not draw too much blood from a small baby because the baby could be in danger of _______.

Select one of the following:

  • a bad experience

  • becoming anemic

  • needing more blood later

  • No danger

Question 95 of 142

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Which is not included in the patient bill of rights?

Select one of the following:

  • Preferred nurse

  • Refusal of treatment

  • Informed consent

  • Right to know

Question 96 of 142

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Where is the preferred collection site on an infant heel?

Select one of the following:

  • Anywhere

  • Posterior curve

  • Middle of heel

  • Medial or lateral aspect

Question 97 of 142

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A hemolyzed specimen can be caused by ________

Select one of the following:

  • a traumatic venipuncture

  • the wrong tube being drawn

  • failure to mix the tube

  • an overfilled tube

Question 98 of 142

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What step should a phlebotomist take if they have a needle stick exposure?

Select one of the following:

  • Don't worry

  • Tell their supervisor

  • Go home at the end of their shift

  • Ask the patient if they have anything

Question 99 of 142

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What is the most important information if a patient needs a GTT?

Select one of the following:

  • No instructions are needed

  • Eat right before

  • Should be fasting for accurate results

  • No testing is needed

Question 100 of 142

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What is the first step to take when entering a patient's room?

Select one of the following:

  • Introduce and explain

  • Check for a tray table

  • Make sure they are sleeping

  • Don't talk

Question 101 of 142

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A cholesterol (lipid) is best drawn ______.

Select one of the following:

  • right after a big meal

  • while fasting

  • in the afternoon

  • after urinating

Question 102 of 142

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The artery in the wrist is called the ______.

Select one of the following:

  • radial

  • jugular

  • femoral

  • cephalic

Question 103 of 142

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Which is the least appropriate for an infant venipuncture?

Select one of the following:

  • Butterfly (winged infusion set)

  • 15-gauge needle

  • Pediatric tubes

  • 3 cc syringe

Question 104 of 142

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid regulates all lab testing in the US through _____.

Select one of the following:

  • JCAHO

  • HIPAA

  • ASCP

  • CLIA

Question 105 of 142

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What does the lab need to know when drawing therapeutic drug levels?

Select one of the following:

  • Time of last dose

  • Patient's diagnosis

  • Time next dose is due

  • Nothing

Question 106 of 142

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Which additive is used in microbiology blood culture tubes?

Select one of the following:

  • EDTA

  • SPS

  • Sodium citrate

  • Sodium fluoride

Question 107 of 142

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If a patient has 3 orders from 3 different doctors, what should the phlebotomist do?

Select one of the following:

  • Draw all of them

  • Draw them an hour apart

  • Check for duplicate orders

  • Toss out 2

Question 108 of 142

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If a glucose meter is cleaned, it is important to ______.

Select one of the following:

  • call the company and ask

  • check controls

  • do nothing

  • ask the patient if their results are okay

Question 109 of 142

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The HIPAA act requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish national standards for _____.

Select one of the following:

  • improving customer services

  • electronic healthcare transactions

  • food services

  • phlebotomy uniforms

Question 110 of 142

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If you need to mail a specimen, the label must include ______.

Select one of the following:

  • the name and address of the lab

  • warning labels

  • "in case of leaking, send to the CDC"

  • All of the above

Question 111 of 142

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Which of these may result in a failure to collect a specimen?

Select one of the following:

  • Making a fist

  • If the tourniquet is too loose

  • Insufficient needle depth

  • If the patient is taking medication

Question 112 of 142

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Which of these is a globally-recognized organization that develops and oversees standards and guidelines in lab testing?

Select one of the following:

  • NCCLS

  • JCAHO

  • ASCP

  • NCA

Question 113 of 142

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Which blood test should be protected from the light?

Select one of the following:

  • Glucose

  • Hemogram

  • Bilirubin

  • Potassium

Question 114 of 142

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A patient who donates blood for their own surgery is called a ______ donor.

Select one of the following:

  • transfusion

  • autologous

  • blood typing

  • This procedure is not done.

Question 115 of 142

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Phlebotomists are involved in which phase of testing?

Select one of the following:

  • Pre-analytical

  • Analytical

  • Post-analytical

  • None of the above

Question 116 of 142

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Why is it important to keep a log of all specimens collected?

Select one of the following:

  • For pre-analytical QC

  • For analytical QC

  • For post-analytical QC

  • No record is needed

Question 117 of 142

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If a patient's sleeve is too tight to pull up, what would you do?

Select one of the following:

  • Tell them to reschedule

  • Offer them a gown to change into

  • Pull it up anyway

  • Refuse to draw them

Question 118 of 142

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A centrifuge is used in a clinical laboratory setting to _____.

Select one of the following:

  • sort tubes of different colors

  • store tubes at the correct temperatures

  • measure blood oxygen levels

  • separate liquid from the cells in the blood

Question 119 of 142

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When you send blood tubes by mail in a watertight container, they should be enclosed in a _____.

Select one of the following:

  • paper box

  • second durable watertight container

  • secured, certified mail envelope

  • overnight envelope

Question 120 of 142

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Anticoagulants are used to _____.

Select one of the following:

  • fight infection

  • prevent blood from clotting

  • neutralize stomach acid

  • inhibit bacterial growth

Question 121 of 142

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EMLA is a mixture of lidocaine and prilocaine that can be used to _____.

Select one of the following:

  • sterilize a venipuncture site

  • anticoagulate whole blood

  • topically anesthetize a draw site

  • put a phlebotomy patient under

Question 122 of 142

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When blood seeps into the surrounding tissue during a venipuncture, a _______ can form.

Select one of the following:

  • petechiae

  • carbuncle

  • hematoma

  • hemolysis

Question 123 of 142

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The term that refers to right or wrong conduct is ______.

Select one of the following:

  • empathy

  • sympathy

  • ethics

  • rights

Question 124 of 142

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The purpose of the bleeding time test is to assess ______.

Select one of the following:

  • platelet plug formation in the capillaries

  • the pressure of the blood vessels

  • elasticity in the major blood vessels

  • the amount of blockage in the veins

Question 125 of 142

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Skin punctures may be indicated for use when ______.

Select one of the following:

  • the patient is an infant, toddler, or preschooler

  • only a small amount of blood is needed

  • the patient's vein needs to be preserved for IV therapy

  • All of the above

Question 126 of 142

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If a biohazard spills in the laboratory, a phlebotomist should first try to ______.

Select one of the following:

  • call a physician to the site

  • wash his/her hands

  • contain the spill safely

  • pull the fire alarm

Question 127 of 142

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The federal law that expanded in 2000 to protect the confidentiality of electronically stored health information is abbreviated as _____

Select one of the following:

  • CLIA

  • HIPAA

  • OSHA

  • EPA

Question 128 of 142

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A vein might be prone to collapse if the _______.

Select one of the following:

  • vacuum tube is too large for the vein, the syringe plunger is pulled back too quickly, the vacuum tube loses its vacuum, or the tourniquet is too tight

  • vacuum tube is too large for the vein, the syringe plunger is pulled back too quickly, or the vacuum tube loses its vacuum

  • the vacuum tube loses its vacuum or the tourniquet is too tight

  • vacuum tube is too large for the vein or the syringe plunger is pulled back too quickly

Question 129 of 142

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Before entering designated isolation rooms, phlebotomists should always ______.

Select one of the following:

  • put on masks and foot coverings

  • put on gowns and tie them

  • check requirements on signs

  • call a nurse or physician

Question 130 of 142

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The phase of laboratory testing that refers to test orders, test collection, and test sample preparation are all part of the _____ phase.

Select one of the following:

  • exponential

  • pre-analytical

  • testing

  • post-prandial

Question 131 of 142

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Hemolysis would cause rejection of a sample collected for _______ testing.

Select one of the following:

  • potassium

  • pregnancy

  • rubella

  • pyruvate

Question 132 of 142

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In performing phlebotomy on children, it is best to ____.

Select one of the following:

  • talk softly and gently

  • enlist the help of parents

  • tell the truth if asked

  • All of the above

Question 133 of 142

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One test often used to assess hemostasis before surgery is ____.

Select one of the following:

  • blood culture

  • hemoglobin

  • platelet count

  • bleeding time

Question 134 of 142

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The anticoagulant EDTA works by ______.

Select one of the following:

  • binding prothrombin

  • lysis of red blood cells

  • inactivating thrombin

  • binding calcium

Question 135 of 142

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A tube of blood that arrives in the laboratory without a label must be _____.

Select one of the following:

  • labeled by the phlebotomist

  • labeled by the doctor

  • labeled by the nurse

  • rejected automatically

Question 136 of 142

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The ____ must be followed exactly whenever drawing patient test samples that may be used in a legal proceeding.

Select one of the following:

  • chain of command

  • chain of custody

  • standard deviation

  • coefficient of variation

Question 137 of 142

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Knowing when to collect peak and trough levels is important when drawing ______.

Select one of the following:

  • blood cultures

  • therapeutic drugs

  • cortisol levels

  • estrogen levels

Question 138 of 142

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An appropriate means of communicating with a patient who is profoundly hearing-impaired might include ______.

Select one of the following:

  • ignoring the patient entirely

  • talking only to a hearing relative

  • using written communication

  • trying to speak a little louder

Question 139 of 142

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If a nurse stops to ask you to draw a patient for a post-prandial glucose, what would you need to know?

Select one of the following:

  • When they last ate

  • If they have showered

  • When they will eat next

  • If they have therapy scheduled

Question 140 of 142

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Where would be the best location option for blood collection on this patient?

Select one of the following:

  • Hematoma

  • IV in hand

  • Mastectomy

  • 2-finger amputation - 5 years ago

Question 141 of 142

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How would you confirm diabetes in a patient?

Select one of the following:

  • Lipid test

  • A1C

  • Potassium

  • Glucose tolerance

Question 142 of 142

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While working the lab, you pick up a pen left on the counter and place it in your mouth. What type of exposure would this be?

Select one of the following:

  • Strict

  • Vector

  • Contact

  • Vehicle

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