This course is designed for those medical personnel in need of training in venous puncture and the proper procedure of drawing blood.
Hospitals, laboratories and other employers have an increasing demand for phlebotomists.
Most seek, and many require, a professional certification. With a CPT certification, you’ll have the credentials you need to set yourself apart from other applicants as you embark on a rewarding healthcare career. As more employers require phlebotomy certifications, a CPT will help improve your marketability in a growing and rewarding field.
As a Phlebotomy Technician, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:
Draw blood from patients and blood donors
Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
Verify patient/donor identity
Maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials
Phlebotomy Technicians are critical team members at hospitals, diagnostic laboratories and blood donor centers. As advancements in medical technology rise, it’s an especially exciting time to begin a career in this thriving field. Earning your Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) certification from NHA can give employers confidence in your skills and abilities. Set yourself up for success and reach your career goals in the rewarding healthcare industry.
Most pharmacy employers seek applicants with a certification, and many mandate it as a requirement. Taking the ExCPT exam and earning your CPhT certification from NHA can help you stand out and set you up for success.
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