National Phlebotomy Solutions (NPS)
National Phlebotomy Solutions (NPS) is a third party certification agency that tests the competency of phlebotomist. NPS uses a unique learning management system to provide preparatory materials, exams and credential verifications to their members. As one of the only certification agencies with a secure method of providing online testing, NPS leads a reform in the way phlebotomist become certified. The NPS learning management system allows for examinations to be completed online, from home, without the need of a human proctor. This system reduces the amount of time it takes for candidates to receive the results of their exams as the automated system provides exam results and proof of certification instantly. National Phlebotomy Solutions aims to provide affordable and convenient certifications that employers can trust. NPS provides completely free preparatory materials, including full study guides and unlimited practice exams. Every candidate is provided with 3 certification exam attempts. NPS Certifications can be verified instantly using the members unique certification number on the online verification portal. The Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Certification is required to be renewed every two years by completing continuing education. NPS is a long time member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), the creators of the NCCA Accreditation and has certified thousands of phlebotomy technicians. NPS works closely with several staffing agencies to assist certified members with job opportunities. In addition to the study materials and exam attempts, NPS also provides all of their members with completely free resume revision services, interview training and job placement assistance. NPS also works with Certified Phlebotomy Instructors (CPI) and training institutions to provide certification resources for students and teachers. The NPS Group Management Portal allows instructors to manage their students and monitor their progression throughout the certification process. NPS is continuously evolving to create software and procedures that meet the needs of healthcare workers.