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A Pillar of Strength – Temwa Khonje

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have Have you ever met a person who, despite facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles displays incredible positivity, generosity, and courage as they work to overcome their circumstances? Do you ever wonder how they do it? Temwa Khonje gets asked that question all the time. Not only did she graduate from Stenberg’s Medical Laboratory…
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Why Pre-Analytical Procedures are Important in Laboratory Testing

Doctors use laboratory test results to make final decisions on the diagnosis and treatment of their patients. In fact, lab results influence about 70% of all clinical decisions. Laboratory testing can confirm a doctor’s suspicions, rule out other suspected causes of illness, check to make sure that a treatment is working properly, and even screen a patient for treatable conditions….
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Strategies for Soothing Needle-Anxious Patients

Students taking Nursing courses, enrolled in an online Nursing program, or pursuing Medical Laboratory Assistant training should understand a thing or two about patient fear of needles. Routine procedures like taking blood can be completely derailed by terrified children – and adults – so it’s important for healthcare professionals to develop effective strategies for soothing those needle-anxious patients. Needle Phobia…
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