This article will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to become a fully certified Phlebotomist in the state of West Virgninia.
To complete phlebotomy training in West Virginia and receive your official phlebotomy certification, you must complete certain requirements set forth by the state of West Virginia and the national authorities in phlebotomy.
We’ve outlined the individual steps you need to take, so please read everything carefully.
Everything you need to receive your certification is written here in this article.
Let’s take a closer look at phlebotomy training in West Virginia.
The following is a list of basic requirements for most phlebotomy training programs. It’s important to understand that different phlebotomy training programs may have additional entry requirements.
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Must have completed high school or have a GED.
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test. This may vary from program to program.
- Join an accredited phlebotomy training program.
Phlebotomy Training in West Virginia – How To Obtain Phlebotomy Certification
Enrolling in classes is your first step. Make sure you join a NSU phlebotomy course ASAP to complete these tasks:
- 20 hours of basic lessons
- 20 hours of advanced lessons
- 40 hours of hands-on training in a clinic
- 50 successful venopinctures on live patients
- 10 successful epidermal punctures on live patients
- Retrieve your certificate of completion from your training program.
- Take the national phlebotomy exam.
- After the exam is finished, pay your app. fee online. Sign and send the atteststation page to the West Virginia DHS-LFS center.
- Send over the necessary high school transcripts to DHS-LFS.
- Make a copy of each completion certificate you’ve received.
Submit by mail all of these documents listed below to DHS-LFS:
- A complete CPT application that you’ve filled out.
- Copies of your phlebotomy certification.
- A check written for $54.00 or you can use a money order instead.
- 2 picture ID’s (passport size only).
Additional Resources For Phlebotomy Training In West Virginia:
Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phlebotomy
Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phlebotomist
National Phlebotomy Association – Resource for additional information on phlebotomy training in West Virginia.