Phlebotomy Technician draws blood specimen. Other than this, they are responsible for preparing lab equipment, judge patients’ reaction to the blood draw and collect the blood correctly. They are also responsible for disposing and shipping blood samples safely to laboratories.
What is Phlebotomy?
Phlebotomy is the surgical opening or puncturing of a vein to draw a blood or introduce a fluid.
What is Phlebotomist?
A Phlebotomist and phlebotomy technician are interchangeable job titles for the same career.
How long does it take to become a Phlebotomy Technician or Phlebotomist?
At CTK healthcare and career institute, it will take approximately 12 weeks and it depends on prior courses too. To qualify for the program, students must have a high school diploma. CTK has partnered with National Phlebotomy Specialist (NPS) for certifications. Thus, after the completion of the course, students must successfully pass the NPS exam. After passing, students will be licensed as Phlebotomy technician.
Why choose CTK Healthcare and Career Institute for Phlebotomy Technician?
We have partnered with NPS (National Performance Specialists) which allows our students to have access to the educational materials such as practice questions. Also, students can register and take Phlebotomy Technician exam online. After passing exam, students will receive name tag and Phlebotomist Certificate.
What is the salary range for Phlebotomy Technician?
According to PayScale, phlebotomy technician has a hourly salary range of $12 to $20 which translates to an salary yearly range from $25k to $42k.
How long is the Phlebotomy Certification valid?
According to NPS, certificate must be renewed every two years. To renew the certificate, you just must log into online account and complete the continuing education credits, then finally pay the recertification renewal fee.
What is the cost for Phlebotomy Technician Training?
Phlebotomy Technician Training is covered by FAFSA, so please contact us for further details.
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