Category: Phlebotomy

Is it painful to have your blood drawn?

Everyone at one time or another has had to have their blood drawn. For the most part it is not the most pleasant experience. Some people say that it doesn’t hurt while others say that they feel the, “pinch”. Have you ever wondered why? Well, maybe it would make sense that it does hurt, when… Read more »

How do you draw blood with your eyes closed?

Nurses are trained in the skill called the, “nursing process”. This is a skill that is developed during nursing school and throughout the nurse’s career over time. The nursing process teaches critical thinking skills and the establishment of the nurse-patient relationship. Making a special bond between the patient and nurse by the establishment of trust…. Read more »

Conquering Phlebotomy Exams

Test Taking

There’s a famous saying: “If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail.” It’s a pretty blunt assessment of the consequences of inaction. Becoming a certified phlebotomy technician can be a challenging path, the end of which some people fail to reach.  The right school and a few key techniques, however, can help immensely. All… Read more »

4 Week Phlebotomy Classes in Metro Detroit

Four-week phlebotomy classes

Whether you’re looking at a career change or a career boost, speed matters.  But there’s a problem: In today’s fast-paced world, it isn’t easy to set aside the time for traditional coursework. And that’s not even taking into consideration the expenses involved with the average course at a four-year college or university. College courses often… Read more »

What is a Phlebotomist? 6 Answers!

Answered questions about phlebotomists.

Many people interact with a phlebotomist at several points in their lives, yet questions about what a phlebotomist is and what services a phlebotomist provides linger. Complicating matters is the fact that a phlebotomist does a lot. This makes a brief description inadequate for all but the most basic inquiries. That’s why we’ve assembled the… Read more »