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Phlebotomy Requirements

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A person without any phlebotomy experience

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At the minimum, be a high school graduate or complete a GED, Proof of higher education may be provided in lieu of high school graduation

 

Complete 40 hours phlebotomy class training from an approved school

 

Complete a minimum of 40 hours phlebotomy practice that includes at least 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures

 

Pass a State of California approved phlebotomy national certification exam

 

Apply for certification, pay application fee

 

 

A person with fewer than 1040 hours phlebotomy experience

 

At the minimum, be a high school graduate or complete a GED, Proof of higher education may be provided in lieu of high school graduation

 

Complete 40 hours phlebotomy class training from an approved school

 

Document completion of at least 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures, on the job

 

Pass an California State approved phlebotomy national certification exam

 

Apply for certification, pay application fee

 

A person with more than 1040 hours phlebotomy experience
 

At the minimum, be a high school graduate or complete a GED, Proof of higher education may be provided in lieu of high school graduation

 

Complete 20 hours phlebotomy class training from an approved school

 

Document completion of at least 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures, on the job

 

Pass an California State approved phlebotomy national certification exam

 

Apply for certification, pay application fee

 

More detailed information is available from the

Cal. Dep. of Pub. Health - Laboratory Field Services

Frequently Asked Questions

 

To be part of the exciting, profitable, and fulfilling medical field you will need to spend the time and money to become a Technician, or a LVN, or an RN, or a Doctor. All of which have extensive time, training, and costs attached. But in every field phlebotomy training is required and because of the phlebotomists are in demand. 

 

What has to be done to get a phlebotomy certification?

CALIFORNIA DEPT. PUBLIC SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

High School/GED Certified Transcripts

Copy of HCS Certificate

Copy of NCCT Certificate

Proof of Clinical Hours

2-Passport Photos

State Application

$100 State Fee

 

 

 

It is recommended that all phlebotomists have a current American Heart Association BLS CPR Card.

HCS provides CPR classes; American Heart Association, Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals.

Cost $60 (includes book) Basic Life Support Book.

CPR Certification is open to all healthcare professionals regardless of position. Contact our facility for additional information at (800) 818-2408.

 

 

 

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