Venepuncture & Cannulation Training

Venepuncture & Cannulation Training

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This is a one day course which covers the skills and knowledge required to perform venepuncture & cannulation safely. The course is aimed at nurses, health care assistants and other health care professionals wishing to undertake these skills within their clinical duties.

Course details:

  • The Anatomy and Physiology of the vein
  • Venepuncture & Cannulation sites to use
  • Essential equipment required for procedure
  • Recommended PPE usage
  • Correct placement of tourniquet
  • Policies / guidance to minimise cross infection
  • Correct waste disposal
  • Recommended order of draw for pathology
  • Aftercare advice

Method of Delivery:
This is a practical based hands on training, the learner will practice in a safe environment using the mannequin venepuncture & Cannulation arm.
Further guidance , documentation competency paperwork will be given to complete the competency minimum of 6 venepunctures & cannulations with the supervision of a skilled worker or a mentor.

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