Welcome to National Performance Specialists

We are a national certification agency devoted to all aspects of allied healthcare.

At National Performance Specialists (NPS) we provide the most cost-effective, user-friendly certification experience available. Our members get a high-quality certification through interactive, competency-based programs in a convenient go-at-your-own pace environment.

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Building better practices through certification

Succeeding Is More Fun With NPS

NPS was originally founded on service, commitment and a passion for the phlebotomy profession. While we have grown to meet the demand of our members, our core values remain the same.

Our interactive programs are designed to be effective, convenient and self-guided, our team of highly-acclaimed academic advisers is available via online chat every day around the clock.

We are not only here for you during your certification process, but we will help you with your resume and job placement.

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Phlebotomy Technician

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Phlebotomy

Certified Phlebotomy
Technician (CPT) Certification

CPTs are essential team members at hospitals, blood donor centers, mobile phlebotomy solutions, and diagnostic laboratories. As advancements in medical technology rise, more employers are requiring national certification in the phlebotomy field.

Earning your CPT through National Performance Specialists means you’ll become nationally certified, which ensures employers you’re continually updating your industry knowledge in the phlebotomy field. With this, a potential employer can verify your phlebotomy skills, increasing your chances of being hired. 

Become a CPT in 4 easy steps:

$150

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Certification

Electrocardiography

Certified Electrocardiograph
Technician (CET) Certification

CETs are essential team members at hospitals and clinics. As advancements in medical technology rise, more employers require national certification in the electrocardiography field.

Earning your CET through National Performance Specialists means you’ll become nationally certified, which ensures employers you’re continually updating your industry knowledge in the electrocardiography field. With this, a potential employer can verify your electrocardiography skills, increasing your chances of being hired.

Become a CET in 4 easy steps:

$150

Certified EKG Technician (CET) Certification

Patient Care

Certified Patient Care
Technician (CPCT) Certification

CPCTs are essential team members at hospitals, blood donor centers, mobile phlebotomy solutions, and diagnostic laboratories. As advancements in medical technology rise, more employers are requiring national certification in the patient care field.

Earning your CPCT through National Performance Specialists means you’ll become nationally certified, which ensures employers you’re continually updating your industry knowledge in the patient care field. With this, a potential employer can verify your patient care skills, increasing your chances of being hired. 

Become a CPCT in 4 easy steps:

$150

Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT) Certification

CPT Certification Renewal

To maintain your CPT certification, you’ll need to renew it every two years. This will ensure employers you are continuing your education in the field. If you need to renew, you should prepare todo it at least 14-30 days prior to your expiration date. This will help you avoid any additional reinstatement fees. NPS offers options for both 6 and 12 required CEU credits. No matter how many credits your employer requires you to complete, we have it.

If you enroll with us, you will

$150

CPT Certification Renewal

CET Certification Renewal

To maintain your EKG certification, you’ll need to renew it every two years. This will ensure employers you are continuing your education in the field. If you need to renew, you should prepare to do so 14-30 days prior to your expiration date. This will help you avoid any additional reinstatement fees. You are able to renew your CET certification with NPS no matter what agency you are currently certified with.

When you renew with us, you will:

$150

CET Certification Renewal

CPCT Certification Renewal

To maintain your CPCT certification, you’ll need to renew it every two years. This will ensure employers you are continuing your education in the field. If you need to renew, you should prepare todo it at least 14-30 days prior to your expiration date. This will help you avoid any additional reinstatement fees. NPS offers options for both 6 and 12 required CEU credits. No matter how many credits your employer requires you to complete, we have it.

If you enroll with us, you will

$150

CPCT Certification Renewal

Certified Phlebotomy Instructor
(CPI) Certification

If you’ve been practicing phlebotomy in the field for five years or more, you may register with NPS tobecome a certified phlebotomy instructor. With this certification, you’ll be able to get a job teaching atany phlebotomy school or run your own course. By going through our program, you’ll be able to proctor the National Certified Phlebotomy Technician Exam and earn more income in thephlebotomy field.

Regardless if you’ve been certified previously through us, you can become a CPI through our instructor program. You just need to meet the following requirements:

$500

Certified Phlebotomy Instructor (CPI) Certification

Certified Electrocardiograph Instructor
(CEI) Certification

If you’ve been practicing electrocardiography in the field for five years or more, you may register with NPS to become a certified electrocardiograph instructor. With this certification, you’ll be able to get a job teaching at any electrocardiography school or run your own course. By going through our program, you’ll be able to proctor the National Certified Electrocardiograph Technician Exam and earn more income in the electrocardiography field.

Regardless if you’ve been certified previously through us, you can become a CEI through our instructor program. You just need to meet the following requirements:

$500

Certified EKG Instructor (CEI) Certification

Certified Patient Care Technician Instructor
(CPCTI) Certification

If you’ve been practicing patient care in the field for five years or more, you may register with NPS to become a certified patient care technician instructor. With this certification, you’ll be able to get a job teaching at any patient care school or run your own course. By going through our program, you’ll be able to proctor the National Certified Patient Care Technician Exam and earn more income in the patient care field.

Regardless if you’ve been certified previously through us, you can become a CPCTI through our instructor program. You just need to meet the following requirements:

$500

Certified Patient Care Technician Instructor (CPCTI) Certification

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Need A Job in An Allied Healthcare Field?

After you pass your National Certification Exam and become certified, NPS will assist you with job placement.

NPS Member Access

​When you register to become a member of National Performance Specialists, all of this is included in one affordable price:

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Study materials and practice exams

As a member of NPS you will gain access to study guides and practice exams created by our team of highly-qualified instructors. All of our materials are designed to prepare you for the National Certification Exam in your perspective field.

Digital certification

Need proof you’re certified with NPS for your current or potential employer? You are provided a digital copy of your certification and your digital ID badge immediately after you pass your National Certification Exam.
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Professional, medically-driven resume

After you pass your National Certification Exam and become certified, NPS will professionally revise your resume. Then we will attach your digital certification along with an academic advisor referral to it, which will help your resume stand out to potential employers.

Immediate proof of certification

NPS has the fastest turnaround time in the industry. The digital copy of your certification is made available for printing and verification the moment you pass your final exam. 

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Job Placement Assistance

We know it can be difficult to find a job in a healthcare field after you’ve become certified. But the good news is we can help you with the process. Through our free job placement program, we can help you locate current job openings with the highest pay rate near you, and even contact potential employers on your behalf.

Achieve your professional allied healthcare goals

If you’re looking to help others and become a highly-valued member of the medical community, enroll with NPS today and become a member of one of the most well-regarded and trusted national certification agencies in the United States.
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Excellent customer services and timely feedback on any questions regarding online services and certifications
Shenkia Johnson
Certified Phlebotomy Instructor
"The staff is very dedicated. They actually check on you to see how you're doing. I would recommend NPS."
Rex Raymond Samonte
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
"NPS has made my life so much easier!"
Valerie Henley
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
"NPS saved my career!"
Steven Patrissi
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
"They are on your side 100% of the way."
Giovanna Raimondi
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
"They really changed my life."
Joey Bell
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
"I passed on the first attempt. The study guide was very explanatory."
Benita Carroll
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
"I now can train others to draw blood!"
Kimberly Wright
Certified Phlebotomy Instructor
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