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COURSE OVERVIEW

This course has been designed for delegates who work within the care sector and who require to learn venepuncture for their role. The learners will be able to practice and develop their clinical skills in a safe environment using the Vacutainer System. At the end of the session there will be a practical exam. This does not however make the learner competent in venepuncture. Learners will need to be mentored and supervised in their working environment and responsibility to ensure learners are competent in venepuncture lies solely with their Manager.

COURSE CONTENT

– What venepuncture is
– Informed Consent and the importance of gaining Informed Consent
– Understand the importance of hand hygiene
– Infection Control measures with regards to venepuncture including spillage and disinfection of blood
– Needle stick injury and understand the policy for NSI
– Recognise veins suitable for venepuncture
– Complications that can arise and how to respond to each one
– Labelling of samples and identification
– Re usable and disposable tourniquets

COURSE DURATION

6 HOURS

MAXIMUM NUMBERS

10 DELEGATES

STUDY METHOD

CLASSROOM

LOCATION

AT YOUR WORKPLACE VENUE

CERTIFICATION

Attendance Certificate

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