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NA 2 Class or Phlebotomy Class?


I am a currently a CNA 1 working in a hospital and I am almost finished with my nursing school prerequisites. Since the last class I need b4 applying to the schools nursing program wasn't being offered this semester I want to do a continuing education class. I was thinking either an NA 2 class or phlebotomy? Most of the nurses I work with recommended the phlebotomy since its not covered in a lot of programs. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!


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I would go with NA2. Because you are already working in a hospital job, you will be able to do more nursing responsibilities than with just drawing blood. Plus, most hospitals have separate phlebotomists from CNAs.