Attention to detail
Good motor skills
Data entry skills
Competency in blood collection and specimen preparation
If at least 18 years old:
High school diploma is not required.*
GED is not required.*
If under 18 years old, high school diploma or GED is required.*
Experience is not required.*
*May vary based on employer.
Our instructor-led three week Phlebotomy Technician certification preparation prepares participants for the National Medical Career Assessment Certification (MedCA) for Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). The examination preparation program is designed to meet the national certification curriculum requirements and includes theory and hands-on instruction, including venipuncture and collection of blood specimen.
CNA Training & Testing Center is a testing site for the National Medical Career Assessment Certification (MedCA).
Topics covered include:
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Blood Cells and Vessels
Methods of Specimen Collection
Specimen Collection and Transport
Special Phlebotomy Procedures
Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork.
Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25% by 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Job prospects are most significant for phlebotomists who receive certification from one of the many certification agencies such as MedCA.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Phlebotomists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm
**CNA Training & Testing Center can not and does not guarantee job placement.
What You Get:
Uniform and Study Guide
Instructor-led preparation for Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
Hands-on practice with venipunture and blood collection
Certification testing on-site
*Certification Exam Fee of $125 is Paid Separately
To view available class sessions and to register, click "Proceed to Register."