STEP 521: Navigating the Veins: 10 Challenges Faced by Phlebotomists in the U.S. (CE: 1.0)


This article serves as a reminder to phlebotomists and employers of the vital importance of recognizing phlebotomists’ challenges and providing support to navigate these challenges. It outlines ten common problems faced by phlebotomists and offers resolutions for each challenge.  


Learning Objectives:

  • Determine procedures and regulations on attaining a successful blood draw from patients
  • Identify the challenges faced by phlebotomists
  • Recognize strategies to support challenges that phlebotomists encounter



Sandhya Santoo, RPT


Launched: 2024