September 24, 2017

Top Phlebotomy Organizations

In the phlebotomy field there are 3 leading associations that many professional and student phlebotomists alike turn to. These associations are also the ones that student phlebotomists send in their exams to, to be graded and analyzed. These associations include:

· American Phlebotomy Association
· American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians
· National Phlebotomy Association

The benefits to know about the organizations above is that not only do they provide you with the information needed to help you study for the phlebotomy exam (including study material), job placement information and assistance to assistance with continuing education programs.

The ASPT (American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians)

The American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians has been in the business of providing phlebotomists with certification since the early 1980’s. They offer the exam that tests the knowledge and the skills of all current graduates and the future phlebotomists entering into the field. They also offer a number of guides to help you prepare for the phlebotomy exam. These guides can be found online via their website and they can be manually uploaded to your computer so that you will have the ability and the availability to access it whenever you need to review the information you learned in the classroom. You can also order manuals via their online form the cost typically ranges from $31-$61.

Contact Information for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians:

PO Box 1831
Hickory, NC 28603
Tel: (828)294-0078
Fax :( 828)327-2969
Email: office(at)aspt.org

The NPA (National Phlebotomy Association)

The NPA is an organization that has noted for being one of the oldest in the industry. The National Phlebotomy Association is an organization that has been around in the late 70’s. More than 14,000 phlebotomists (and counting) are taking or have taken the exam administered by the National Phlebotomy Association. They also have a hand in offering training programs throughout the United States in various phlebotomy programs in community colleges, universities and vocational schools. They ensure that students get the education they need to prepare them for their exam and obtaining certification.

They also make sure that their students are offered every chance to succeed by offering practice classes for phlebotomy students who need to have an update on the information they learned. They also work with the school themselves to ensure that they received the proper accreditation needed to be a recognized organization by employers and hospitals.

Contact information for the National Phlebotomy Association:

National Phlebotomy Association
1901 Brightseat Road
Landover, MD 20785
Phone: (301) 386-4200
Fax: (301) 386-4203
naltphle(at)aol.com

The APA (American Phlebotomy Association)


Lastly but not least, the APA (American Phlebotomy Association) is another resource for phlebotomy students to take advantage of. However, the APA does not just offer the information and assistance for students they also cater to those currently working as professionals in the field that are interested in taking their career to the next level by offering continued education courses.

Contact information for the American Phlebotomy Association:

APA
1629 K Street NW, Suite 300
Washington D.C., 20006
Email: pmintzer(at)apa2.com
Fax: 1-866-469-3688
Phone: 1-866-935-3339