PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM (CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS)
must be CERTIFIED through the Department of Health Services, Laboratory Field Services Division in order to maintain employment as a Phlebotomist.
9, 2003, all persons performing phlebotomy who are not doctors, nurses, or clinical lab scientists, must be certified as a phlebotomist before they can draw blood.STATE CERTIFICATION
*(CTI's requirements exceed the State's requirements)
- Attend a phlebotomy training program that has
been approved by the State's Laboratory Field Services Department.
- Complete a minimum of 40 hours of clinical training at a State-Approved lab. (CTI requires 64 Hours didactic
training, 40 Hours clinical training at a State-Approved Lab, 50 venipunctures, 10 skin punctures)*
- Pass a written certification exam from an organization approved by the California Department of
- State Application Fee $100
Once you have passed the National certification exam, you must submit the following to the
State for certification:
High School Transcript
AMT Test Results ($83 Testing Fee)
Proof of Clinical Hours Completed
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