What's the difference between having a phlebotomy certificate and IV certifiation? - Page 2Register Today!
- Dec 18, '10 by źNurseDoctors cannulate the artery for an arterial line. (As do some trained Nurse Practitioners in my state of CA.). RT's and RN's can perform arterial sticks for the purposes of drawing out a tiny amount of arterial blood in order to do an ABG.
I have never worked at a hospital in California which allowed Phlebotomists to perform art sticks.