Venepuncture

VENEPUNCTURE

Course Number

SC0108

Validity

1 Year

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Formal

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.

Suitable for:

Care

Care

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

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Venepuncture
  • Patient identification
  • Patient consent
  • Universal precautions
  • Site selection
  • Tourniquet procedure
  • Post-venepuncture care
  • Potential problems which may be
    encountered & solutions
  • Labelling
  • Practical instruction & practice with
    manikin arms
  • Assessment
  • Course evaluation