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Regulation and Standards for venipuncture and Iv medication

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1)Identify the regulations concerning venipuncture, drug administration, and IV medication. Explain the possible repercussions that could arise when these standards are violated. How do the standards apply to ancillary health professionals?

2)Explain the repercussions that could arise from violating these standards.

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1)Identify the regulations concerning venipuncture, drug administration, and IV medication. Explain the possible repercussions that could arise when these standards are violated. How do the standards apply to ancillary health professionals?

The answer to this question is unfortunately not straightforward as depending upon the exact occupation a different body governs the regulations. For example, let us consider a phlebotomist - a person that collects blood for testing or transfusion purposes. Phlebotomists can be certified upon examination by a number of agencies, including the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), the American Medical Technologists (AMT), the American Society For Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the American Association of Medical Personnel (AAMP), the National Credentialing Agency (NCA)and the National Phlebotomy Association (NPA). The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) www.nhanow.com . The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) also covers phlebotomy on their nationally recognized exam. Upon certification a phlebotomist would only be allowed to draw blood for ...

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Rules and Regulations concerning venipuncture, Iv medication and drug administration are described and concrete details for a nursing environment are provided. Further, repercussions from violating these standards are addresses from the patient's and health professional's perspective.

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