ASCP Phlebotomy Technician Exam Practice Test

Phlebotomy technicians typically take the ASCP Phlebotomy Technician Exam for the designation, ASCP. This means the technician has been verified and certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

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This computer adaptive test is 2 hours in length, with 80 multiple-choice items.

Accommodations are available for individuals with certain conditions recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Prior approval is required.

What are the requirements to take the exam?

In order to be eligible to take this exam, candidates must meet all of the requirements of one of the seven following routes:

  • Route 1: Graduate from high school or GED; Complete NAACLS-approved phlebotomy program in the last five years
  • Route 2: Graduate from high school or GED; Complete approved two-part formal phlebotomy program in the U.S. or Canada; Finish 100 clock hours of clinical training and orientation in approved laboratory; conduct at least 100 successful independent blood collections (venipunctures and skin punctures)
  • Route 3: Graduate from high school or GED; Complete one year of at least 35 hours/week work experience as a phlebotomy technician
  • Route 4: Graduate from high school or GED; Completion of RN, LPN, or other accredited education with phlebotomy training and orientation in approved laboratory; conduct at least 100 successful independent blood collections (venipunctures and skin punctures)
  • Route 5: MT/MLS (ASCP) certification or MLT (ASCP) certification
  • Route 6: DPT (ASCP) certification; At least 100 independent, non-donor blood collections (venipunctures and skin punctures) in approved laboratory
  • Route 7: Graduate from high school or GED; Complete phlebotomy program approved by the California Department of Public Health, within last five years

What areas are covered on the exam? What percentage of questions are there for each area?

Circulatory System: 5 - 10%: Structure and function, Composition and function of blood, and Terminology.

Specimen Collection: 45 - 50%: Review and clarification of orders, Patient communication, Patient identification, Patient assessment/preparation, Site selection, Techniques, Common tests, Order of draw, Complications/considerations, Equipment, and Terminology.

Specimen Handling, Transport, and Processing: 15 - 20%: Types/suitability, Accessioning, Labeling, Quality, Transport and storage, Equipment, and Terminology.

Waived and Point-of-Care Testing: 5 - 10%: This area of the test covers: Urinalysis, Hemoglobin and hematocrit, Coagulation, Glucose, Kit tests, Performance/operations, and Terminology.

Non-Blood Specimens: 5 - 10%: This area of the test covers: Physiology, Patient preparation, Patient collection, Processing and handling, and Terminology.

Laboratory Operations: 15 - 20%: This portion of the test covers: Quality control, Quality improvement, Interpersonal relations, Ethics, Regulations, and Terminology.

What is the cost of the exam?

A non-refundable fee of $135.

What are the testing dates and locations?

This exam is offered by appointment, year-round, at various sites in the United States. You are required to take the exam within 3-months of your registration date.

What is the most convenient way to register for the exam?

Register online.

What should I do the day of the exam?

Bring a valid, non-expired form of identification. It must contain your name, signature and a photo.

A calculator will not be needed for this exam.

Some items that are prohibited from being brought to the testing area include: Food/drink, test preparation materials, cell phone, smart watch.

What happens after I take the exam?

Within four days of taking the exam, you will receive an email informing you that you can review your score.

Additionally, within 3-5 weeks after receiving the email that your score is ready, you will receive a wall certificate.

How do I know if I passed the exam?

A passing score is at least 400.

What happens if I don't pass the exam?

If you do not pass the exam, re-testing information will be included with your score report.

You will be allowed five exam attempts under the same route. If you do not pass after the fifth time, you must re-register to take the exam under a different route. If you do not meet the requirements of any other routes, you will not be allowed to take the exam again.

Go into this exam with the confidence that you've done all that you can to prepare yourself for passing.

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