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  1. If a phlebotomist corrected you on order of draw, what would you do?
    From a CLIA brochure
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. If a phlebotomist corrected you on order of draw, what would you do?
    The lab manual states the order of draw; blood cultures go first, not last. I'm pretty sure this is also per CLIA guidelines.
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. If a phlebotomist corrected you on order of draw, what would you do?
    I was actually floored that this woman wanted to tell me how to do it. I offered to get the lab manual from the lab, and she didn't want it. If I come across anything like it ever again, I will tell...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. If a phlebotomist corrected you on order of draw, what would you do?
    I currently work as a phlebotomist before entering nursing school. Today, a nurse tried to correct me on my order of draw (she thought I should draw a blood culture last). When I corrected her and...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Second Degree in Nursing (Accelerated Programs in northern VA, DC & MD)
    Basically, I'm interested in getting my RN license, working as a psychiatric nurse, and then getting certification for PMHNP and/or PMHCNS.
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Second Degree in Nursing (Accelerated Programs in northern VA, DC & MD)
    It looks somewhat sketchy to me, and it really doesn't help with my desired career path. That at least is what it looks like to me; all it would be would be a piece of paper and an RN license...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. My thoughts on Mental Health Nursing
    I'm so glad that you posted this. I'm currently a medical anthropologist (I did my undergrad projects on mental health stigma), and I would like to be a psychiatric nurse some day (particularly at a...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Second Degree in Nursing (Accelerated Programs in northern VA, DC & MD)
    As a note, I need for the program to be roughly an hour away from Silver Spring, MD.
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Second Degree in Nursing (Accelerated Programs in northern VA, DC & MD)
    I have been considering a career change for a long time. Long story short, I graduated with a bachelor's degree in anthropology (medical concentration) where there is no employment. I have since...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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