Certifications

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Areas of Certification


EKG

An EKG technician is a cardiology technologist with specialized training in operating equipment used to measure a patient’s heart performance.

Qualifications for this certificate are:

1. Current ASPT member, and;

2. A mounted EKG must be submitted with the completed examination

3. An applicant for EKG Technician requires proof of 5 documented ECG’s by a supervisor/instructor Or

4. A graduate of an approved EKG Program;

5. A letter of verification from the instructor or supervisor must accompany the application OR a supervisor/Instructor's signature on application attesting to the above

EKG Technician Exam Fee: $60.00

New Application / Membership Fee: $30.00

TOTAL $90.00

*WALKINS ARE $135.00

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

The medical assistant job description varies depending on the employer’s needs. A medical assistant is a multi-skilled professional and an asset to a physician.

Medical assistant duties can fall under three basic categories:

Clinical Medical Assistant Duties

Administrative Medical Assistant Duties

Clerical Medical Assistant Duties

Qualifications for this certificate are:

A letter from the supervisor describing the duties of the job, what tests are performed as a daily routine for that job, and the length of employment.

OR

A letter from the instructor stating what was taught in class (a lesson plan may be provided).

******If participant is certified with another organization in Phlebotomy, participant must still take phlebotomy practical the day of the exam.

**A mounted EKG must be submitted with completed exam as well as documentation of 75 venipunctures and 5 skin punctures.

Medical Assistant Exam Fee: $135.00

New Application / Membership Fee: $30.00

TOTAL: $165.00

PHLEBOTOMY

A phlebotomist deals solely with blood; collection, analysis, and the interpretation of test results.

Qualifications for this certificate are:

1. One full year as a part-time phlebotomist, or;

2. Six months as a full-time phlebotomist, or;

3. A letter from a healthcare supervisor attesting that part of the job is procuring blood specimens regularly; must be submitted with the membership application on facility letterhead; OR signature of supervisor/instructor on application attesting to the above.

4. Successful completion of an accredited phlebotomy training program; MUST have at least 75 documented successful venipunctures and 5 documented skin punctures and a current ASPT membership.

5. Provisional Certificates may be awarded (special arrangements through school programs).

Phlebotomy Technician Exam Fee: $60.00

New Application / Membership Fee: $30.00

TOTAL $90.00

*WALKINS ARE $135.00

PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN

A Patient Care Technician gives direct care to patients in different kinds of clinical environment. The PCT I examination will cover patient care, skin punctures techniques, as well as isolation, infection control, safety,  Universal/Standard Precautions and terminology.

Qualifications for this certificate are:

1. Current ASPT member, and;

2. A letter from the supervisor describing the duties of the job, what tests are performed as a daily routine for that job, and the length of employment. OR

3. A letter from the instructor stating what was taught in class (a lesson plan may be provided).

******If participant is certified with another organization in Phlebotomy, participant must still take phlebotomy practical the day of the exam.

Patient Care Technician Exam Fee: $135.00

New Application / Membership Fee: $30.00

TOTAL $165.00