Phlebotomy Certification Training
How to Obtain National Phlebotomy Certfication With or Without
In-Person Class Requirements
Follow These 3 Steps:
1st - Take Our Online Phlebotomy Certification Class- $325.00
- Full phlebotomy training program delivered online
- Blood specimen collection from basic to advanced
- Eligibility: Healthcare professionals that can perform
- National Certification: Completion qualifies to challenge
the NHA Phlebotomy Technician Exam
- Online Classes presented using an award winning phlebotomy
independent study format
- Online Classes available 24/7- complete within 4 weeks or
take up to 4 months (120 days)
- Textbook in printed and E-book format provided and included
in the program fee
2nd - Complete (NHA) National Phlebotomy Certification Exam
- Provide proof of completion of 30 successful venipunctures
and 10 capillary (skin) punctures at place of employment - No
(Use our forms to document):
- Sign up for our scheduled In-Person
Phlebotomy Lab Class Program for hands-on procedure
(Lab dates are held at our office: 865
River Road, Shelton, Connecticut. Next class dates are held
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on April 9th, 12th, 16th, and 19th, 2013;
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3rd - Sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam
- Upon completion of the class, students are scheduled to take
the NHA National Certification Exam at a PSI testing center in
- Upon class completion, students in or near our area
(Shelton, Connecticut) may be scheduled to take the NHA
National Certification Exam at our office
(Exam is scheduled a few weeks in
advance, $105.00 payable to us due at the time of scheduling
the NHA exam)
for the: Phlebotomy Certification Program Flyer
How to Apply:
Application for registration and payment
can be completed online:
http://cart-catalog.piccresource.com/ or call us at our
main number: (888) 459-4913 and press option 2 for our
Registration/Orders Department. This line is for
registrations, orders, and consult requests ONLY. The
department is open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Or apply by
fax: download the flyer/application
and fax filled in form to: (914) 885-1711.
Application processing is usually
completed within 24 hours or less, but please allow up to 2
days to allow for busy enrollment periods. Notices of approval
are sent to applicant's email address along with online class
access information. The Phlebotomy Certification Class Program
fee of $325.00 is payable in full at the time of application.
HAVE QUESTIONS?: Click
here to access our Frequently Asked Questions Pages
here to contact us via email. OR Call us: (888) 459-4913
and press option 3 to reach us on call at any time, or during
our regular office hours press zero to reach our receptionists
(Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time).
Who Can Apply?
Healthcare professionals who are eligible to practice
phlebotomy procedures in accordance with their state practice
laws and professional regulations. In general this includes
nurses (RNs and LPNs/LVNs), acdvanced practice clinicians (PAs,
APRNs), physicians, medical technicians, certified nurse
assistants, paramedics, EMTs, and other healthcare technicians
involved in the clinical care of patients. Students of certain
professions may be allowed to perform phlebotomy procedures
towards the end of their training period or directly after
graduation. Potential program candidates who are unsure of
practice rules for their profession are encouraged to contact
their professional state board governing their clinical practice
prior to applying.
Phlebotomy Certification Class Details
PICC Resource Associates, LLC has been approved by the National
Healthcareer Association (NHA) to administer the NHA National
Certification Examination for Phlebotomy Technician. Students
that complete the requirements of our Phlebotomy Certification
Program are eligible to challenge the NHA National Certification
Examination. Students may take the NHA National Phlebotomy
Technician Certification Examination adminstered at our office,
or the exam can be taken at a PSI test center near the
attendee's place of residence. Click
here to view PSI test centers near your location.
The NHA has approved our in-person phlebotomy lab class to meet
the NHA clinical eligibility requirements to sit for the NHA
National Certification Exam.
What is the NHA?
The NHA is a leading allied health medical certification
provider established in 1989 that provides national
certification exams for certain high patient contact allied
health professions. The NHA national certification programs
assist allied health education programs and healthcare
professionals to establish their commitment to high quality
education and patient care. The NHA Phlebotomy Technician
Certification Program is accredited by the National Commission
for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Since 1987, the NCCA has helped
to ensure the health, welfare, and safety of the public through
the accreditation of certification programs/organizations that
assess professional competence.
Students who will provide proof of performance of 30
venipunctures, and 10 skin (capillary) punctures on the job.
Employer provides preceptor. Performance is documented on our
competency assessment forms.
Students who choose NOT to perform required venipunctures and
skin (capillary) punctures at their place of employment.
Phlebotomy In-Person Lab Class Content:
The lab sessions are all hands on skill practice sessions in
which procedures for drawing blood are practiced (venipuncture
and skin (capillary) puncture techniques). Program participants
learn how to perform blood draw procedures under the guidance
and supervision of our Nationally Certified Phlebotomy
Instructor. All four sessions of a scheduled program must be
completed to meet the NHA certification exam clinical
here for more details.
Sign up online for any of our phlebotomy programs by clicking
What is the cost of the Phlebotomy Certification Program?:
For students able to meet the clinical requirements at their
place of employment (perform the venipunctures and skin
capillary punctures): $325.00 for the online class (Note: fee
shown is valid through August 2012, fee may increase Fall 2012).
For students that will meet the above clinical requirments via
our in-person phlebotomy lab class: $550.00
($325.00 for the online class + $225.00
for the in-person phlebotomy lab class).
Please Note: Attendance at the
in-person phlebotomy lab class is not needed if your
employer provides clinical supervision and allows you to
perform the required phlebotomy blood draws on the job. We
require proof of your supervised clinical time: Your
preceptor must document the procedures performed on our
clinical competency forms.
Don't Need Certification?: Click
here for information on our Phlebotomy for Nursing
Application, registration and payment can be completed online:
or by calling us at our main number: (888) 459-4913 and PRESS
OPTION 2 for our Registration/Orders Department. This line is
for registrations, orders, and consult requests ONLY. The
department is open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.
Notice: It is the responsibility of the
program attendee to ensure that the course subject matter is
within an attendee's clinical scope of practice prior to signing
up for the program. Completion of the Phlebotomy Certification
Class or the In-Person Phlebotomy Lab Class does not guarantee
that a program participant will pass the NHA Phlebotomy
Technician Certification Exam. Program participants are solely
responsible for their NHA Phlebotomy Technician National
Certification Exam test results and studying the phlebotomy
program material provided in preparation to sit for the NHA
national certification exam. NHA test and/or retest rules and
fees apply. NHA test fees are separate and payable to NHA.
Refund, Exchanges, Returns, and Cancellation
Policies: (Revised Effective May 14th 2012):
Scheduled In-Person Classes - No
refund will be issued for cancellation of an in-person class
fees when the cancellation request is received within 2 weeks
(14 days) or less prior to the scheduled class date. Refunds
can be given for scheduled in-person class dates cancelled by
customers if the cancellation request has been verified by PICC
Resource Associates, LLC as received in writing via email or fax
by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time according to the following
A full refund of the in-person class fee can be issued for
cancellations received within 4 weeks (28 days) or more
prior to the in-person class date of the accepted
A 75% refund of the in-person class fee can be issued for
cancellations received within 21 to 27 days prior to the
in-person class date of the accepted registration.
A 50% refund of the in-person class fee can be issued for
cancellations received within 15 days to 20 days prior to
the in-person class date or dates of the accepted
No refund will be issued for cancellations received within
2 weeks or less (1 to 14 days) prior to the in-person class
date of the accepted registration.
In-Person Classes Exception: An
in-person scheduled class may be cancelled by PICC Resource
Associates, LLC when unable to sufficiently fill class
attendance. If this occurs registrants for the cancelled class
will be notified within 3 to 4 weeks prior to the class start
date and will be offered a choice of either attendance to the
rescheduled class date or a full refund of the class
Exceptions: If PICC Resource
Associates, LLC rejects or denies an application for the
Phlebotomy Certification Program; a refund will be issued to the
applicant for this program in the amount of total fee paid minus
a $50.00 fee charged for application processing.
Online Classes and Programs, and Digital
Media - No refunds or exchanges will be given once a
program application or registration has been accepted by PICC
Resource Associates, LLC or the product has been used, shipped,
or delivered for use such as (but not limited to) printed
textbooks, and digital products such as online, or DVD ROM
Physical Products: Physical
products to be shipped (example: DVD ROMs); if a cancellation is
made in less than 24 hours of an order and the
product has not yet shipped- an order can be cancelled for a
full refund if we are notified within normal business hours.
Enrollment Extensions: The
enrollment period for our short term online class programs is 6
weeks (42 days) for all existing and new program registrants.
Automatic extensions may be granted once for an enrollment
extension fee to extend an existing short term online class
registration. This one time automatic enrollment extension
policy only applies to the following online classes: Short
IV Insertion-1, Phlebotomy for Nursing Personnel-1, and
Central Line Care and Maintenance-1.
Existing registration/ enrollment periods may be
extended for 1, 2, or 4 weeks for an enrollment extension fee.
The fee for a one week extension is: $25.00, for 2 weeks it is
$40.00, and for 4 weeks $75.00. Enrollment extensions are
allowed and automatically approved once. Additional requests
for enrollment extensions are subject to review and require
approval by the online class instructor. A new registration and
full payment for the online class program may be required for
enrollment extension requests beyond 4 weeks.
Transfers: Effective May 14th 2012
we no longer accept transfers between programs or program dates.
See our refund and cancellation policy for refund eligibility
for cancelled in-person class registrations.
Damaged Products: Damaged DVD ROMs
damaged in shipping can be returned for a new DVD ROM if we are
contacted within 2 days of the package arrival date and the DVD
ROM is shipped back to us (postage paid by purchaser) within 7
working days. Once we receive the DVD ROM and confirm that it
is damaged, we will ship a new DVD ROM to the purchaser with
shipping costs paid by us for the replacement DVD ROM.