TEXAS SCHOOL OF
IRVING • FORT WORTH • SAN ANTONIO
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Are you ready to take the next step in your career and earn your healthcare certification?
Texas School of Phlebotomy is proud to offer NHA certifications. Trusted by employers across the country, these certifications are an indication of the quality of education in the healthcare field.
Certified phlebotomy technicians make a difference every day
Phlebotomy technicians are critical team members in hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, and blood donor centers. As new types of tests are developed and laboratory tech positions grow, it's an especially exciting time to begin a career in this thriving field. Some tasks phlebotomy technicians may perform include:
• Drawing blood from patients and blood donors
• Evaluating patients' ability to withstand the procedure and helping them feel comfortable
• Explaining the blood-drawing procedure to patients and answering questions
• Performing basic point-of-care testing, such as reading blood glucose levels
• Preparing blood, urine, and other specimens for testing
• Maintaining medical equipment such as needles, test tubes, and blood vials
93% of employers require or encourage certification for phlebotomy technicians. (Source: 2020 Industry Outlook)
To sit for an NHA exam, you must:
1. Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent, such as the General Education Development test (GED) or other equivalency test recognized by the candidate’s state of residency, or diploma and official transcript reflecting equivalent education as evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers for secondary education (if documents are not in English, a translation into English from a translation service approved in the United States for legal or government documents must be available upon request). Candidates that do not currently meet this requirement but will be able to do so within twelve months may be eligible for a Provisional Certification.
2. Successfully complete a training program or have relevant work experience as described below:
Training Program: Candidates must successfully complete a training program in the health field covered by the NHA certification exam offered by an accredited or state-recognized institution or provider.
3. Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Candidates:
Each candidate must be able to provide evidence that he/she has performed a minimum of:
30 successful venipunctures
10 successful capillary sticks
These venipuncture and capillary sticks must be performed on live individuals. (Included in our Phlebotomy programs)