What is a Phlebotomy Practice Test?

This is our most popular Phlebotomy practice test, the Phlebotomy practice test  covers the knowledge and basic nursing skills you will need as a Phlebotomy Technician. There are more than 100 questions that will help you prepare for the 2019 Phlebotomy  examination.

What is a Phlebotomy Technician?

phlebotomy technician draws quality blood samples from patients or blood donors and prepares those specimens for medical testing. Many patients have phobias when it comes to blood and needles, and giving blood can be the most difficult part of an office visit.

What Does a Phlebotomy Technician Do?

A phlebotomist’s primary job is the drawing of blood from a blood donor or patient, so that medical laboratory testing can be performed. Because a patient that is in a medical setting or laboratory may not see anyone other than the phlebotomist it is important for the professional to explain their procedure to the patient. This helps a patient or blood donor to be more relaxed and less nervous.

A phlebotomist must be accurate in verifying the identity of the donor or patient and label the blood vials carefully. They enter the information into a database. They are responsible for the medical instruments, such as blood vials, needles, and test tubes and to ensure they are kept clean and sanitary.


Some phlebotomist work at centers for blood drives and in the same way, keep instruments sterilized to avoid complications or infections. Compassion is important for a phlebotomist in addition to dexterity and hand-eye coordination. He or she should also be detail oriented in this occupation.

What is the Employment Outlook for a Phlebotomy Technician?

The projected percent change in employment from 2016 to 2026: 24% (Much faster than average)
(The average growth rate for all occupations is 7 percent.)


Almost all employers prefer to hire phlebotomists who have earned professional certification.

Median pay: How much do Phlebotomists make?

$32,710 Annual Salary


$15.72 per hour