How To Draw Blood Like A Pro nurse.org

Oct 13, 2017 · Do not wave, fan, or blow on the area as this contaminates the area and leads to increased risk for infection. Grab the patient’s lower arm (below site of puncture) firmly to draw the skin taut and anchor the vein from rolling. Insert the needle at a 15 to 30-degree angle into the vessel. If properly inserted blood should flash into the catheter.…

Phlebotomists vs. nurses - who should draw blood?

Apr 10, 2013 · She continues stating that all the nurses draw blood from their patients using central lines or access devices that are inserted into the patient by a physician. Baecher says that the only difference is that nurses draw blood directly from a vein whereas phlebotomists draw indirectly with a tube. Drawing Blood is an Art Form…

Do LPNs have to draw blood? Indeed.com

May 13, 2017 · Nurses usually do not draw blood. I have worked for 3 years and have not had to draw blood once. In fact, it is not a skill usually taught in nursing school. In hospitals and nursing homes, a phlebotomist is the one that usually draws the blood. You would ……