Are there specialized certifications available within phlebotomy?

Yes, NPCE offers specialized certifications within phlebotomy for advanced practice areas or specific populations. NPCE offers a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) certification, as well as specialized certifications such as Certified EKG Technician (EKG), Medical Assistant (CMA) and Paramedical Insurance examiner (CPE). Additionally, organizations such as the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) offer certifications such as Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) and Donor Phlebotomy Technician (DPT). These specialized certifications may require additional training and experience beyond basic phlebotomy certification and can enhance career opportunities in specialized practice areas such as pediatric phlebotomy, geriatric phlebotomy, or donor phlebotomy.