Course Summary
Credit Type:
NHA’s certification exams are administered at PSI. PSI currently has a network of over 260 test centers nationwide. For more information on PSI test center locations, please visit NHA's certification exams are also administered at NHA-ap
2 hours
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 phlebotomy
The cut score for this exam is 390.


NHA's Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) certification may be earned by eligible candidates who pass the CPT exam, which is designed to assess knowledge associated with critical competencies of entry-level phlebotomy technicians. The exam is comprised of 4-option multiple choice questions (100 items, 20 pretest), with a time limit of 2 hours. The exam is administered by trained proctors either at PSI test sites or NHA-authorized test sites at schools, military bases, and other approved locations. To be eligible for the exam, candidates must either complete a training program or have relevant work experience.

Skills Measured:

The skills measured in this exam include safety and compliance; patient preparation; routine blood collections; special collections; and processing.
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