The Center for Phlebotomy Education is gathering information to help us serve the profession better, please help us by responding to a brief survey. No personal information is required or gathered. By participating in this survey you grant the Center for Phlebotomy Education permission to use your anonymous comments for educational purposes, and to edit them for clarity and anonymity at our discretion.

* Is there friction in your laboratory between those who draw samples and those who test them that affects morale and cooperation?

* What behaviors have you experienced that keep this barrier to cooperation in place?

* Are you aware of any instances in which samples, results, or patient care was directly affected by strife between laboratory phlebotomists and testing personnel?

* How do you and/or your department work to overcome barriers to cooperation between the phlebotomists and testing personnel?

* What is your job title?