This half-day (4hour) course will equip the attendee with the skills and knowledge required to gain competence in venepuncture and peripheral IV cannulation and arterial blood gas sampling. The course is predominantly practical and candidates have the opportunity to undergo supervised instruction and practice using the most up-to-date training manikins. On successful completion candidates are required to gain competency under clinical supervision within their own workplace.
Legal and professional issues
Review of venous anatomy
Vein selection criteria
- vacuumed systems
Demonstration of techniques - hints and tips
Practical workshop - instruction and supervision
Complications e.g. haematoma, extravasation, needlestick injury etc,
On-site only course. For pricing and to find out about arranging this on-site course please contact Jane Kennedy on
01324 411 013 or firstname.lastname@example.org.