Student Name: Aizhan Akhmetova

Course and Section Number: ENG 1121, E106

Date: April 29th, 2019


UNIT 3 WORKSHEET 1 Note: the following are prompts to help you organize your work. Please make your answers clear and easy to read! Take all the space you need to answer the questions.

My general area of study is: Drawing Blood

  1. After doing some preliminary research, I am able to note below at least one argument / discussion / problem that surrounds my area of study:  Lack of phlebotomy skills or training during the clinical and how the fear with anxiety takes over the good practice.
  2. The people or community of people most affected by this problem are…:  mostly students currently taking the phlebotomy course and patients as well. 
  3.  Here are some key terms or phrases particularly associated with this issue. (For example, if your proposal is about hiking, you might use phrases like “manageable distances,” “maps,” “excursions,” “rough terrain,” “backpack,” “dehydration,” “survival in the elements,” “pathfinding,” et al.):

            “Blood collection”, “anxiety”, “blood clotting”, “blood vessels”, “pathologist”.

  1. Here are the sources I have used so far to read about and otherwise learn about this issue. (Wikipedia, CNN, personal interviews, The New York Times, Psychology Todaywhatever the source, please note it. Did you use the key terms you just listed, above, when you conducted your searches? If not, take some time and do so!):


Had a nervous breakdown in the middle of my phlebotomy clinical from medlabprofessionals

Phlebotomist Job Description. All You Need to Know