Phlebotomy Practice Exam 5
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When performing quality control checks, tubes should be discarded under which circumstances?

Phlebotomy Certification Information

Many states require phlebotomists to be certified.  There are currently six phlebotomy certification programs:

  • American Medical Certification Association (AMCA Phlebotomy)
  • National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT/MMCI Phlebotomy)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP Phlebotomy)
  • National Healthcareer Association (NHA Phlebotomy)
  • Association of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT Phlebotomy)
  • American Medical Technologists (AMT Phlebotomy)

Each of the certification programs includes training and an exam.

Typical phlebotomy certification exams will include questions on the following topics:

  • Obtaining Blood Samples
  • Specimen Collection and Processing
  • Special Collections
  • Waived and Point-of-Care Testing (POCT)
  • Time Management and Assignment Organization
  • Professional Communications
  • Clerical Skills and Duties
  • Safety Standards and Procedures
  • Infection Control
  • Legal, Ethical, and Professional Considerations
  • Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology
  • Problems and Correction

 For more help, check out our free phlebotomy practice tests.


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