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CA LVN work as a phlebotomist???

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Can a CA LVN that's certified for blood withdrawal work as a "phlebotomist" job title?

JustBeachyNurse, RN

Specializes in Complex pediatrics turned LTC/subacute geriatrics. Has 11 years experience.

You need to check with the employer. CA is one of two states that mandate phlebotomists be certified.

Is the the LVN blood withdrawal certificate equivalent to a CPT?

JustBeachyNurse, RN

Specializes in Complex pediatrics turned LTC/subacute geriatrics. Has 11 years experience.

Is the the LVN blood withdrawal certificate equivalent to a CPT?

It's been reported that it is not equivalent, as all techniques such as blood cultures are not covered. Check with the employer as there are exceptions