The Phlebotomist’s Mighty Quest: Becoming A Master In The Order Of Draw

One of the most important skills a phlebotomist learns is called "following the order of draw." This is the uniform schedule you will use when collecting patient blood samples. The "long order" is the list of every possible blood test a lab could run, while the "short order" is the list of the more basic blood tests. Here's what you should know about the order of draw: Blood vials have distinctive stopper colors Read More