National Phlebotomy Certification and Phlebotomy Certification Renewal (CPT)

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We are the nation’s leading phlebotomy certification provider. Engaged by phlebotomy industry-specific-forward-thinking organizations to provide custom national phlebotomy certification programs, we deliver a straightforward national phlebotomy certification experience that raises the bar, lowers costs, and redefines the meaning of quality phlebotomy technician. Obtaining the NPCE national phlebotomy certification or renewing your phlebotomy certification endorses your skills for employers. Having harder pre-qualifications and experience is a mandatory requirement to receive the national phlebotomy certification. NPCE covers over ten industry-specific niche opportunities for PHLEBOTOMISTS, MEDICAL ASSISTANTS, MEDICAL EXAMINERS, and NURSES, making them the top five percentile in the country.
We are the nation’s leading phlebotomy certification provider. Engaged by phlebotomy industry-specific-forward-thinking organizations to provide custom national phlebotomy certification programs, we deliver a straightforward national phlebotomy certification experience that raises the bar, lowers costs, and redefines the meaning of quality phlebotomy technician. Obtaining the NPCE national phlebotomy certification or renewing your phlebotomy certification endorses your skills for employers. Having harder pre-qualifications and experience is a mandatory requirement to receive the national phlebotomy certification. NPCE covers over ten industry-specific niche opportunities for PHLEBOTOMISTS, MEDICAL ASSISTANTS, MEDICAL EXAMINERS, and NURSES, making them the top five percentile in the country.

At NPCE, phlebotomy certification is much more than a piece of paper. Our goal is to make NPCE certification the most trusted and valued credentials in the phlebotomy industry. When healthcare professionals receive NPCE National Phlebotomy Certification (CPT), employers will know they have completed meaningful and rigorous work, potentially positioning them ahead of others.

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NPCE: Built For Phlebotomists By Phlebotomists.
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By providing excellence in phlebotomy education, certification, and career placement, NPCE seeks to advance laboratory proficiency in our efforts to change the phlebotomy industry and conduct proper health screening procedures and practices. Recent increasing demands for certified phlebotomy technicians, the need for phlebotomy certified technicians has grown by 300% in the last two years, making our mission pivotal by providing the certified workforce that represents a significant part of the US healthcare $2.7 trillion market. A phlebotomist is a critical part of the lab testing industry that directs 70% of US healthcare spend and this represents 13% of US entire GDP. Bottom line. 13 cents of every $1 starts at the point of a needle. The phlebotomy market is enormous and growing, with over a billion venipunctures performed in 2018. That is 3.9 million blood draws per workday - 498 thousand per hour - over 8 thousand a minute - well over 100 every second.

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Pre-Requisites

In order to qualify to take the CPT examination, the candidate must be 18 years of age or older, show proof of completion of an accredited CPT program or show proof of employment performing ECG/EKG procedures or hold an LPN, RN, APN, PA or MD license. Minimum of 50 successful venipunctures must be completed prior to obtaining the CPT Certification.

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Pre-Requisites

In order to qualify to take the CPT examination, the candidate must be 18 years of age or older, show proof of completion of an accredited CPT program or show proof of employment performing ECG/EKG procedures or hold an LPN, RN, APN, PA or MD license. Minimum of 50 successful venipunctures must be completed prior to obtaining the CPT Certification.

THE PROCESS

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    THE PROCESS Fill out the registration form in its entiret.

    Fill out the registration form in its entirety, make sure your name is spelled correctly and you confirm your mailing address for hard copy certificates.

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    THE PROCESS Pay the appropriate fee through our secure payments portal.

    Pay the appropriate fee through our secure payments portal.

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    THE PROCESS Email instruction.

    You should have two emails now. One labeled “CANVAS Instructions”, that was sent from education@npce.org and the other labeled “CANVAS Course Invitation” was sent from notifications@instructure.com. The last email is the one where you create an account to get started. If you do not see the emails then PLEASE check your spam or junk folder. The “Canvas Instructions” email will contain a step by step video tutorial, which will explain how to create your Canvas Account or access your existing account for returning customers.

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    THE PROCESS Access the study materials.

    Access the study materials at your own pace and review all relevant information to refresh your knowledge for the CPE Certification examination. Take your time to prepare.

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    THE PROCESS Examination.

    The examination consists of multiple choice questions, ensuring your proficiency and knowledge of the specific certification. The exam testing time is 120 minutes and you will have two attempts to pass. If you are required to retake the exam, please contact Customer Support. 280 days are required as a waiting period to retake the exam after two failed attempts. Exams may be taken at proctored facilities, online or within your learning institution.

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    THE PROCESS Examination.

    Upon successful completion of the certification examination, you will receive a welcome email, as well as a digital copy of your certificate and badge within 24-48 hours. If you opted for a hardcopy, your certificate, badge, lanyard and pin will be delivered to you via USPS within 7-10 business days. Make sure your registration address matches your shipping address.

RENEWING YOUR CERTIFICATION

For certified specialists who need to renew their certification and are renewing on time (prior to expiration), testing is not mandatory. If your certification has expired for more than 90 days, you will be required to take the certification examination. Follow the registration process and pick the renewal option on checkout.

All candidates are required to complete the 6 continued education credits to be eligible for renewal. These CEUs are included with your renewal. If you have completed CEUs elsewhere, you must specify so on the registration and complete the attestation form. If required, you must submit proof of completion to NPCE.

Upon the completion of all requirements, a digital copy of your certificate and badge within 24-48 hours. If you opted for a hardcopy, your certificate, badge, lanyard and pin will be delivered to you via USPS within 7-10 business days. Make sure your registration address matches your shipping address.

RENEWING YOUR phlebotomy certification

RENEWING YOUR CERTIFICATION

RENEWING YOUR phlebotomy certification

For certified specialists who need to renew their certification and are renewing on time (prior to expiration), testing is not mandatory. If your certification has expired for more than 90 days, you will be required to take the certification examination. Follow the registration process and pick the renewal option on checkout.

All candidates are required to complete the 6 continued education credits to be eligible for renewal. These CEUs are included with your renewal. If you have completed CEUs elsewhere, you must specify so on the registration and complete the attestation form. If required, you must submit proof of completion to NPCE.

Upon the completion of all requirements, a digital copy of your certificate and badge within 24-48 hours. If you opted for a hardcopy, your certificate, badge, lanyard and pin will be delivered to you via USPS within 7-10 business days. Make sure your registration address matches your shipping address.

SCHOOL OR EMPLOYER SPONSORED EXAMINATIONS

If you are a student or employee of a partnered school or employer, please refer to the organization guidelines for taking the NPCE certification examination. Your instructor or employer will submit all your credentials to NPCE. After reviewing your paperwork, you will receive an email to access Canvas Instructure to access your study guide and take the proctored examination online. Refer to your employer or instructor on process to change your name or receive an additional copy of your certification if lost.

SCHOOL OR EMPLOYER SPONSORED EXAMINATIONS

SCHOOL OR EMPLOYER SPONSORED EXAMINATIONS

SCHOOL OR EMPLOYER SPONSORED EXAMINATIONS

If you are a student or employee of a partnered school or employer, please refer to the organization guidelines for taking the NPCE certification examination. Your instructor or employer will submit all your credentials to NPCE. After reviewing your paperwork, you will receive an email to access Canvas Instructure to access your study guide and take the proctored examination online. Refer to your employer or instructor on process to change your name or receive an additional copy of your certification if lost.

PHLEBOTOMY REGISTRY

PHLEBOTOMY REGISTRY

One of the benefits of joining NPCE is access to job placement opportunities with leading employers across the United States. The phlebotomy registry allows employers to search through thousands of resumes of potential employees, with endorsed skills, as well as allows medical professionals to search jobs in their area.

When an individual completes the  phlebotomy certification examination, they will receive an invitation to join the registry, allowing their resume to be visible to employers. Within the Certification Passport cabinet, the individual will be able to add endorsements and certifications, making matching to the perfect job easy.

Joining the phlebotomy registry will also allow the member to make sure their certification and credentials are up to date and reminders for renewals will be automatically sent to their email and phone number, never missing a beat. 

PHLEBOTOMY REGISTRY

PHLEBOTOMY REGISTRY

One of the benefits of joining NPCE is access to job placement opportunities with leading employers across the United States. The phlebotomy registry allows employers to search through thousands of resumes of potential employees, with endorsed skills, as well as allows medical professionals to search jobs in their area.

When an individual completes the  phlebotomy certification examination, they will receive an invitation to join the registry, allowing their resume to be visible to employers. Within the Certification Passport cabinet, the individual will be able to add endorsements and certifications, making matching to the perfect job easy.

Joining the phlebotomy registry will also allow the member to make sure their certification and credentials are up to date and reminders for renewals will be automatically sent to their email and phone number, never missing a beat.