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8 SURPRISING THINGS ABOUT MOBILE PHLEBOTOMY

Mobile phlebotomy represents a career path that allows you to do blood work on the go and make meaningful connections along the way.

What To Look For In a Phlebotomy Training Program

Though phlebotomy training may not be required in every state, it is highly recommended to undergo a training program to get the education you need and to set yourself apart from other applicants.

How to Get Hired as a Phlebotomist?

As an occupation in high demand in the medical field, it can be difficult to know where to start, and what you can proactively do once your educational program begins. Let's go over the critical steps to landing a phlebotomist position.
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How Long Does a Phlebotomy Course Take?

When comparing different Phlebotomy training programs, an important element to consider is how long the course takes. We take a look at how long Phlebotomy courses take, and if faster courses are truly better.
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Phlebotomy Requirements by State

Because phlebotomy licensure is not nationally mandated or regulated, each state has its own laws and requirements for phlebotomists’ certifications. Phlebotomists must be aware of whether the state they are moving to has license or certification reciprocation.
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How to Study for a Phlebotomy Test

Phlebotomy students must pass a certification exam that covers all aspects of phlebotomy from basic safety practices, to order of draw. Let's go over the best ways to study for the NCCT Examination.
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PHLEBOTOMYU ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH LIVE WELL SAN DIEGO

PhlebotomyU, San Diego’s longest-running phlebotomy training center, announced a new partnership with local government non-profit Live Well San Diego. PhlebotomyU’s commitment to providing certified phlebotomy training and other medical vocational courses expands the pool of qualified medical professionals in San Diego.
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How to Become a Phlebotomy Instructor

Many phlebotomists choose to enter the educational field after spending a few years working with patients. Let's take a look at how to become a phlebotomy instructor.
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What’s the Most Commonly Used Phlebotomy Equipment? From Scrubs to Needles

For the trained phlebotomist, using the appropriate phlebotomy equipment is an essential part of a successful venipuncture.
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PhlebotomyU Announces New Phlebotomy Training Program Director

PhlebotomyU announced today the hiring of Chris Nicholson its new Phlebotomy Training Program Director.
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Phlebotomy License Renewal Steps

The CPT I License is the main requirement for becoming a practicing phlebotomist. Once certified, the CA phlebotomy certificate renewal must be done every two years using the CDPH license renewal process.

Collecting Blood from Newborns

There are certain things to consider when performing a phlebotomy procedure on a young infant. Learn about the neonatal heel prick, also known as dermal puncture, here.