Certified Phlebotomy Technician
What does a certified phlebotomy tech do?
Phlebotomy technicians collect blood from patients and prepare the samples for testing, transfusions, research, or blood donations. Some CPTs explain their work to patients and assist if patients have adverse reactions after their blood is drawn. Certified phlebotomy technicians must carefully identify and label the sample they have drawn and enter it into a database. To avoid contamination, phlebotomy technicians must keep their workspace and medical instruments clean and sanitary.
Where do phlebotomy technicians work?
After gaining the Phlebotomy certification, you may work in clinical laboratories, hospitals, community health centers, nursing homes, doctor’s offices, blood donation centers and other health care facilities.
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Job Outlook
Hospitals, laboratories, and other employers have an increasing demand for phlebotomists. 93% of employers encourage or require certification for phlebotomy techs. Earning your CPT certification will improve your marketability in a growing and rewarding healthcare field.
As a Certified Phlebotomy Technician, your job duties may include:
CPT Class Schedule
Class begins Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024. Class will meet on Wednesday from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm for 12 weeks
CPT Tuition, Fees, and Program Requirements
Tuition for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician program is $700 and includes all classroom materials. The NHA exam fee is $125 and is not included in the cost of tuition.
Financial Aide Eligibility
Need-based scholarships are available. All program applicants will be allowed to indicate their need for financial aid during the application process.