Phlebotomy Technician Certification

NAHCE College of Allied Health features the nations most reputable online health care Certification Training courses. NAHCE Phlebotomy Technician Certification Training Program is a cost-effective and convenient opportunity for success driven individuals to excel within this allied health profession and to earn the essential credentials to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.

After successful program completion, our students acquire the NAHCE Phlebotomy Technician Certification and will be qualified to take the National Healthcareers Association's CPT National Certification exam. Your Undergraduate Phlebotomy Technician Certification will be a completed educational credential.

Online Phlebotomy Technician Certification Training Program

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Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy is a skilled field of clinical practice primarily based around the collecting and proper handling of human specimens and plays a primary role in laboratory testing and patient care. Phlebotomist are health professionals who work under the direction of a physician or licensed health care professional. They collect blood and other specimens from patients and accurately catalog the specimens for specific lab test and to diagnose and monitor health conditions.

Before a specimen collected, it is the phlebotomist’s responsibility to confirm that all safety measures have been taken and the collection instruments and surroundings are sterile. Phlebotomists have extremely high potential to be exposed to blood borne diseases and contaminants. It is is extremely important they use caution and a high level of expertise in performing of their duties for their own safety and others that may be exposed to the fluid samples being collected.

Phlebotomists that work in a laboratory environment enforcing quality control and safety measures to prevent the contamination of samples during analysis. Phlebotomists who conduct home care visits will being responsible for transportation of fluid samples between the sample site and the laboratory. Phlebotomists on a hospital staff will also be required to train other phlebotomists in sample collection and follow up.


  • Draw blood from patients and blood donors
  • Talk with patients and donors so they are less nervous about having their blood drawn
  • Verify a patient or donor’s identity to ensure proper labeling
  • Label the drawn blood for testing or processing
  • Enter patient information into an onsite database
  • Assemble and maintain medical instruments such as needles, test tubes, and blood vials
This is a narrative video of an NAHCE Phlebotomy Certification Training Students Venipuncture collection. This video demonstrates step by step instruction and guidelines for a routine Venipuncture.
Directed by: Dr. Andrew Myles
Ben O'Toole
Crystal Davis
Katherine Davenport

Most phlebotomists work full time. Some phlebotomists, particularly those who work in hospitals and labs, are expected to work on nights, weekends, and holidays.

There are many different settings for phlebotomist jobs. Some are within medical facilities, while others travel for various types of industries. Many companies require blood tests for job placement, or for insurance coverage, so phlebotomists have the option to travel to accommodate these needs. Others find jobs in testing centers, hospitals, or doctor's offices.

Prospects will be best for those with a Phlebotomy Technician Certification.

The median annual wage for phlebotomists was $29,730 in May 2012. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $21,340, and the top 10 percent earned more than $42,600.

Most phlebotomists work full time. Some phlebotomists, particularly those who work in hospitals and labs, are expected to work on nights, weekends, and holidays.

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Phlebotomy Technician Online Program

The NAHCE Online Phlebotomy Technician learning platform is packed full of media-based activities and exercises including educational videos and simulations, collaborative class discussions and interactive activities with the same personalized attention and student-teacher interaction support as a tradition classroom-based education. It is the most intuitive user experience available today for any learning system and you can conveniently utilize it at your leisure 24 hours a day.

  •   Immediate feedback and student instructor interaction with online assignments, quizzes and practice test and progress reports.
  •   Students can access all their course materials, including the media-rich online textbook from any mobile phone or home computer.
  •   Preparation for Certification and guidance to students by highlighting crucial content for the NHA (NCCA) and other Certification examinations.
  •   NAHCE Online CPT Learning Platform with Ebook.
  •   Combines the right mix of rich functionality and intuitive ease of use to enable rapid and complete clinical and clerical documentation.
  •   Concept Check-ups follow each topic and break down learning outcomes into manageable subject material with unlimited practice before exams and quizzes.
  •   Focal Points and key term definitions appear in the margins throughout the text to spotlight critical data necessary to master end-of-chapter review quizzes.
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Phlebotomy Technician Required Courses:

(12 Credits) This course introduces teaches the techniques required to safely obtain quality specimens. This course offers great emphasis on quality assessment and includes up-to-date information on safety equipment, phlebotomy techniques, laboratory information and identification systems, ethical and legal issues, medical terminology, body systems and related diagnostic laboratory tests. Routine procedures and their complications as well as specialized phlebotomy, quality control, infection control, equipment, and additional duties of the phlebotomist are all thoroughly discussed.

Modules include The Delivery of health care, Infection Control and Safety, Understanding Medical Terms and Abbreviations, Body Systems and Related, Laboratory Tests, The Cardiovascular System, Patient and Specimen Requirements, Blood Collection Equipment, Routine Blood Collection, Blood Specimen Handling, Special Phlebotomy Procedures, Quality Assurance, Waived Testing and Collection of Non-blood Specimens, Professionalism

(2 Credits) These are two, eight hour classes to achieve a minimum of 25 successful unaided blood collections.
  • NAHCE will accept confirmed employment by a medical facility as transfer credit for hands on training as documented on an official letterhead or pay stub from the employer.
  • If hands on training classes are not available in your area you may choose the Home Training Package with a qualified training partner.
After successful completion of this study course students have the ability to participate in the Health Education Externship and Capstone to perform skills required of a practising Phlebotomy Technician. Begin your search now for the ideal NAHCE sponsored externship and future job opportunities with NAHCE's Career Center.
Optional Prerequisite:
(3 Credits) This study course presents a logical understanding of the language of medicine introducing building and utilizing a medical vocabulary through the use of prefixes, suffixes, word roots, and combining forms/vowels. Emphasis is placed on correct spelling, pronunciation, and knowing the correct definitions of many medical terms:
  • standard prefixes
  • suffixes
  • word roots
  • rules for taking a singular term and making it plural are studied
  • including spelling
  • word analysis
  • word building
  • pronunciation
These principles are applied to the study of the following systems :
  • muscle/joints
  • blood and lymphatic
  • nervous
  • integument
  • skeletal
  • respiratory
  • cardiovascular
(3 Credits) This course introduces students to human anatomy and physiology and focuses on the human body as a living, functioning, organism. The emphasis is on how tissues, organs, and body systems work together to carry out complex activities such as eating, learning, and responding to stress. As each of the bodys many parts is described, its interaction with other structures and its role in the organism are discussed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • List in sequence the levels of biological organization in the human body
  • Describe the anatomical position of the human body
  • Define and locate the principal regions and cavities of the body
  • Describe the stages of a cells life cycle
  • List and describe the functions of the skin
  • List and describe the functions of the skeletal system
  • Describe the structure of muscle
  • Distinguish between the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system
  • Describe the structure and function of the main parts of the brain

Phlebotomy Technician Diploma

NAHCE Diploma tells your employer that you have receive the highest standards of education and credentials recognition and have met the educational requirements of the certifying bodies in your field. Our graduates receive the highest levels of continuing education and credentials recognition required to pursue jobs in the high demanding field of Phlebotomy. After program completion your Certification will be a stand-alone educational credential. It will also be an earned academic credit towards other Certification or degree programs.

Our advanced Phlebotomy Technician Program meets the educational requirements of the certifying bodies in your field. After successful completion of the program you will receive the NAHCE Phlebotomy Technician Diploma and be eligible to sit for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician Exam for National Certification.

NAHCE is a training provider and agent for the NHA National Certification Exams accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and issues certifications through National Health Career Association, Inc.

In order to qualify as a candidate for NAHCE Sponsored Certification Testing an individual must obtain one of the following:

  • NAHCE Phlebotomy Technician Diploma
  • Be confirmed as a graduate of a recognized Phlebotomy Technician Program or School.
  • Confirmed employment by a medical facility as an Phlebotomy Technician for a minimum of 2 years.
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Phlebotomy Technician Tuition and Financing

All Tracks Online Learning Platform
Cost Per Credit $54
Number of Major Credits 14 credits
Tuition Cost

All Tracks Hands On Training
Cost Per Credit $54
Number of Major Credits 4 credits
Tuition Cost $216.00

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