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McCall & Tankersley: Phlebotomy Essentials, 5/eCRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONSChapter 1: Past and Present and the Healthcare SettingObjective #3If you were hiring a phlebotomist, what credentials, professional qualities, and workethics would you want that person to have?Objective #3While on phlebotomy rounds one morning, a phlebotomist sees an order to collect aspecimen from a patient who lives in the same neighborhood as the phlebotomist. Afterreturning home that evening, the phlebotomist calls the neighbors to let them know thattheir friend is in the hospital, so that they can send cards or flowers. Is this a proper thingto do? Explain your answer.Objective #3A well-known person has been admitted to a large hospital in the city. The phlebotomistcollects the blood test requested from the person and upon returning to the lab, checks thecomputer for information on the diagnosis. The phlebotomist knows that suchinformation is not to be shared and plans to keep the information confidential. Explainpossible consequences of such actions.Objective #4The phlebotomist must collect a blood specimen from an elderly woman who is hard ofhearing and speaks broken English. The patient looks angry when attempts are made tocommunicate with her. What communication barriers are involved in the interaction with

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Hematology, Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams Wilkins, Venipuncture, phlebotomist

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