Phlebotomist Exam Prep

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PracticeQuiz presents 92 free phlebotomy review questions and explanations for the CPT Phlebotomy Technician exam!

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PracticeQuiz presents 92 free review questions and explanations for the Phlebotomy Technician Certification given by National Healthcareer Association.  Our NHA phlebotomy practice test contains a solid mix of questions with explanatory answers to help you pass the exam.
The Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam is a computer-based test containing 110 multiple-choice questions The test-taker has 1 hour and 50 minutes to complete the exams. 
 The following phlebotomy topics are covered on the CPT exam: 
  •  Patient Preparation
  •  Collection Techniques
  •  Processing
  •  Safety and Compliance Considerations
 There are several reasons why you might consider getting certified as a phlebotomist:
  • Career opportunities: Phlebotomy is a growing field with many job opportunities available. Many hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities require their phlebotomists to be certified, so getting certified can help you qualify for a wider range of job openings.  Phlebotomists are needed in all areas, making a flexible position in terms of travel and lifestyle.
  • Competitive salary: Phlebotomists typically earn competitive salaries and may be eligible for overtime pay and other benefits.  
  • Personal satisfaction: Working as a phlebotomist can be a rewarding and fulfilling career, as you have the opportunity to help people and make a difference in the healthcare field.
  • Professional development: Getting certified as a phlebotomist can provide opportunities for professional development and advancement. Many phlebotomy programs offer additional training and education, which can help you stay current with best practices and advance your career.
  • Potential for advancement: Many phlebotomists go on to pursue advanced roles in the healthcare field, such as becoming a medical laboratory technician or a medical technologist. By getting certified as a phlebotomist, you can lay the foundation for future career advancement.
Getting certified as a phlebotomist can be a valuable investment in your career, as it can provide a wide range of career opportunities, a competitive salary, and the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
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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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