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Phlebotomy for Health Care (RN/RPN) and Non-Health Care Workers

Course Code: MEDA 152

This course is designed to assist the Licensed Health Care Professional (RN/RPN) and the Non-Health Care worker in the knowledge and skill development required to draw blood samples, via venipuncture, for laboratory testing. Concepts of blood chemistry and hematology will be introduced.  Familiarization with equipment and opportunity to practice the advanced skills to care for patients is provided in a laboratory setting. 

The students who have taken MEDA 152-Phlebotomy for Health Care (RN/RPN) and Non-Health Care Workers have a 100% success rate when challenging the Canadian Phlebotomy Technician's Group practical and theoretical exams.

Earn the professional title, Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) upon successful completion of this course and by challenging the CPTG certification exam.

Steps to becoming certified:

  1. Successful completion of Humber College MEDA 152 course
  2. Become a member of the Canadian Phlebotomy Technicians Group Inc.
  3. Challenge the CPT Exam.

Learn more about the CPT exam at

If you're interested in any of these programs, please email the program advisor Stephanie at to be put on the waitlist.

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