Phlebotomy Class (NHA Certification)
Start Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Days & Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays ~ 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (some Saturdays required)
Classroom Location: Vail Barn Room 501 (bottom floor)
Length of Program: 84 hours (includes classroom, labs, and draws)
Tuition:$1150.00 (paid to Lyndon Institute)
Documentation needed: background check (required by clinical establishment)
- Computer based exam: 100+ questions (2.5 hours to complete)
- Draws: 30 uncued sticks and 10 capillary samples plus 1 feathered slide
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.
Phlebotomy Technicians are critical team members at hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, and blood donor centers. As advancements in the medical technology rise, it's an especially exciting time to begin a career in this thriving field. Earning your Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) can give you confidence in your skills and abilities. Set yourself up for success and reach your career goals in the rewarding health care industry. As a CPT, you may perform some of the following tasks: draw blood from patients and blood donors, evaluate patients ability to withstand the procedure, explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions, perform basic point of care testing, prepare blood, urine, and other specimens for testing, verify patient and or donor identity and maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes, and blood vials.