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Introduction to Venepuncture

Course Date: 13 December 2018, 09:30 - 16:30

Course Leader: Nikki Lodge

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Price: £96.00 per Delegate

This one-day course is for those who have no experience of venepuncture and includes
theory during the morning session and a practical session on a simulated
arm during the afternoon.

 

Objectives/Aims of Course

By the end of the day the learners will:

  • Be aware of their professional boundaries and accountability
  • Be familiar with the anatomy and physiology of the arm
  • Be able to select an appropriate site for Venepuncture
  • Be familiar with policies / procedures in the event of an inoculation injury
  • Demonstrate the ability to safely and competently withdraw blood on an educational model

Course Programme

  • Professional practice & accountability
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Inoculation injury & safer needles
  • Policies & procedures
  • Practical competency with an educational model

Course Deliverables

This course will provide a Certificate for Training on Introduction to Venepuncture (Practical competencies to be completed in practice).

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This study day is aimed at practitioners who have not had any previous training in venepuncture.

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