This course is for staff who are required to collect venous blood samples. The training will enable delegates to update their knowledge and practice with artificial limbs. After successful completion of the course, five mentored practices will be required within a clinical setting.
This course will suit those who are new to venepuncture and those who would like to refresh their training prior to undertaking with patients in a clinical setting.
- Introduction and course overview
- Patient identification
- Patient consent
- Universal precautions
- Site selection
- Tourniquet procedure
- Post-venepuncture care
- Potential problems which may be encountered & solutions
- Practical instruction & practice with manikin arms
- Course evaluation