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There are 100 questions on the CPT Phlebotomy Technician exam divided across the following eight categories: Anatomy & Physiology (8-12 questions, 8-12%), Phlebotomy Procedure, Specimen handling and Processing (23-27 questions, 23%-27%), Tubes color and additives (13-17 questions, 13%-17%), Good Clinical Practice/ Safety and Infection Control (5-9 questions, 5%-9%), Patient ID and Patient Care (11-15 questions, 11-15%), Site preparation (5-9 questions, 5-9%), Order of draw and Equipment selection (13-17 questions, 13%-17%), and Medical Terminology and Abbreviations (6-10 questions).
The CPT Phlebotomy Technician exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes long.
The passing score for the CPT Phlebotomy Technician exam is determined by a committee of subject matter experts using the modified Angoff standard setting process.
Earning a passing score on the CPT Phlebotomy Technician exam grants the test taker CPTG certification.
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