Venepuncture Training

Introduction:

This course is designed for all health care professionals who may have not conducted Venepuncture before or require a refresher to update their skill set. The course covers all the skills and knowledge to safely carry out Venepuncture. Although there will be opportunities to practice on a model, the delegate will have to undergo supervised practice in a clinical setting to be confirmed as competent.

Practice will be by using a simulation arm with synthetic blood.

 Learning outcomes – Through practical demonstration and simulated practice, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify indications and contraindications for Venepuncture
  • Identify relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Prepare a patient effectively
  • Identify suitable veins
  • Understand health and safety risks
  • Deal with complications
  • Demonstrate safe simulated practice
  • Safe disposal and transit of samples

 

Course content:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Venous System
  • Blood collection techniques
  • Butterflies
  • Vacutainers
  • Tourniquets
  • Collection Bottles
  • Practical demonstration and practice time
  • Legal implications

 

Course duration: ½ day

Provided by Worcester Health and Care Trust

  • Date
    Venue
     
  • 02/04/2019
    1.00 pm
    Evesham Community Hospital
    Evesham
    WR11 1JT
  • 12/04/2019
    1.00 pm
    The Princess of Wales Community Hospital
    Bromsgrove
    B61 0BB
  • 16/04/2019
    1.00 pm
    The Kindle Centre
    Hereford
    HR2 7JE
  • 18/04/2019
    1.00 pm
    Education Centre, Kidderminster Hospital
    Kidderminster
    DY11 6RJ

2nd April at Evesham Training Centre – ECH – 13:00 – 16:00 – maximum 8 places

12th April at Prince of Wales Community Hospital – The Training Room – 13:00 – 16:00 – Maximum 8 places

16th April in Hereford – TBC – 13:00 – 16:00 – Maximum 8 places

18th April at Kidderminster Education Centre – Kidderminster Hosp – 13:00 – 16:00 – Maximum 8 places

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