Venepuncture and Cannulation Training

The venepuncture and cannulation course give nurses the knowledge and skills required to undertake safe and effective venepuncture and intravenous cannulation.

Suitable for: Registered Nurses only

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AIM

To develop the knowledge and skills required to undertake safe and effective venepuncture and intravenous cannulation.

OBJECTIVE

To present current methods for blood withdrawals and insertion of IV cannulas in line with local guidelines and legislation.

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Discuss the legal and professional implications of venepuncture and intravenous cannulation
  • Review relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Outline the criteria for site selection and device to use
  • Review the principles of control of infection
  • Discuss health and safety issues of venepuncture and intravenous cannulation
  • Identify the potential problems which may be encountered
  • Consider the physical and psychological comfort of the patient

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Cost

£144.00

Time

9.30am-4.30pm

Accredited by

6 CPD Hours