Venepuncture

Description

Our nurse-led interactive webinar will enable nurses, carers, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to develop or refresh the necessary knowledge and skills in Venepuncture/Phlebotomy. Cannulation options available on request.

You’ll leave the webinar with an overview of the skills required to perform Venepuncture/Phlebotomy.

Target audience: nurses, health care assistants, support workers pharmacists, phlebotomists and other health care staff involved in venepuncture / cannulation.

What you will learn

Learning outcomes include:
Understand the professional and legal issues surrounding venepuncture
Understand venous anatomy and suitability of vessels for venepuncture
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of vein selection criteria.
Awareness of available equipment: vacuumed systems, ‘butterflies’ etc.
Practical demonstration by specialist nurse of safe and competent procedure – includes hints and tips.
Understand the common complications, e.g. haematoma, extravasation, needlestick injury etc.
Awareness of practical steps to minimise risks to the patient and member of staff.

Further information

Charles Bloe Training
Provider:
Charles Bloe Training
Duration:
-
Price:
POA
Course type:
Distance learning

Contact Information

Charles Bloe Training

6 PRINCES STREET
Innerleithen
Innerleithen
EH44 6JT

Credentials