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PHLEBOTOMIST

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Phlebotomy is the therapeutic practice of opening a vein to draw blood and is also referred to as "venesection". Phlebotomists do not require a license. They perform venipuncture and skin puncture in a licensed clinical laboratory after meeting specific training requirements approved by a physician, surgeon or clinical laboratory bioanalyst.


Phlebotomist do not require a license, only special training with approval of a Medical Doctor.


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See also: Blood (Skin Puncture and Venipuncture)

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