Hi I'm Elora Murray at Fusion 360 Studios reporting for the Phlebotomy Training News Network. Most people know that phlebotomists draw blood but there is so much more to this field of work. Here are some things you probably didn't know about phlebotomy. Let's start by going back in time in in Ancient Roman, Greek and Egyptian times removing blood from the body was considered a way to rid the body of evil spirits or illness. In addition phlebotomy isn't just for humans, veterinary offices draw blood to run tests on various animals. Something else you maybe didn't know, in early days phlebotomists were also barbers. The red white and blue barber pole is symbolic of drawing blood. Around the same time.
Phlebotomy procedures were referred to as quot;breathing a veinquot; and blood was drawn from larger veins in the neck or forearms. Another historical phlebotomy fact, quot;bloodlettingquot; was brought to the US by the pilgrims. They would draw blood from a patient until they began to feel faint. Furthermore, George Washington actually died from a botched bloodletting, when 9 pints of blood were drawn from him in attempts to cure a throat infection. Along the lines of phlebotomy, an arteriortomy is when an artery is punctured, usually in one's temple's. Finally, leeches used to be a common way to drop blood in the eighteen thirties and forties in France and.
Why Phlebotomy is a Great Career
Hi, I'm Elora Murray at Fusion 360 Studios reporting for the Phlebotomy Training News Network. If any of you out there are wondering what to do for a career, well you are in luck. Today we will be talking about why Phlebotomy is a great career choice. First let's take a peek into the future shall we? Through 2018, the healthcare industry is expected to be the top growing industry in the US. And by the year 2022 the number of phlebotomy jobs is expected to increase by 27 percent. And to throw some more numbers at you, in 2013 over 41 thousand phlebotomists were employed at general medical and surgical hospitals.
And phlebotomists make up about 12 percent of the total work force for medical laboratories. And for those of you who are wanting to hear how much money a phlebotomist makes we have your answer, in 2013 the average wage for a phlebotomists was just over 31 thousand dollars. And in Alaska, Phlebotomists have the highest hourly mean wage, 19 dollars and 33 cents. Lastly, Rhode Island has the highest concentration of phlebotomists in the country and California is home to over 11 thousand phlebotomy jobs the most of any state. So if you are looking for a good career you might want to give Phlebotomy a try. That's all we have for today I'm Elora Murray with.
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Hi I'm Elora Murray at Fusion 360 Studios reporting for the Phlebotomy Training News Network. There is always a need for blood donations. Because of this, there are a lot of employment opportunities for phlebotomists. Here are some numbers to back up this statement. Hospitals employ more phlebotomists than any other location. In fact, over 41 thousand were employed in 2014.In addition, Phlebotomists make up about 12.7 percent of all employees at diagnostic laboratories. In 2014, over 31 thousand phlebotomists were employed by diagnostic labs.In that same year over 10 thousand 400 hundred phlebotomists were employed in physician's offices. For those of you who are interested in how much money a phlebotomist.
Can make, those working for insurance carries have the highest annual mean wages. Making just under 43 thousand dollars.Besides hospitals, labs and doctor offices phlebotomists can work in schools. In fact about 610 phlebotomists work in schools and universities nationwide.Furthermore, the number of employed phlebotomists grew by 3.5 percent from 2013 to 2014.Finally, California employs nearly 11 thousand 500 phlebotomists the most in the nation. So if you're looking to for a career, working in the field of phlebotomy is a pretty good choice. Once, again I'm Elora Murray with the Phlebotomy training news network. Have a great day.