2nd December 2015

Education Centre, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Course description:

A small group session led by the Clinical Skills Team that incorporate theory and simulated practice to enable the participant to begin to safely practice venepuncture under supervision. A certificate of attendance, along with a workbook that incorporates a progress card will be provided to those that attend.

Topics Covered and Learning Outcomes:
  • National Guidance.
  • Safety.
  • Aseptic non-touch technique.
  • Venous assessment and preservation.
  • Venepuncture.
  • Techniques and trouble shooting.
  • Practical classroom session using a mannequin arm.
  • To provide knowledge and simulated experience to enable the practitioner to undertake the skill of venepuncture along side a mentor in their field of practice.

Targeted Audience:

Nurses, Radiographers, Assistant Practitioners, Operating Department Practitioners and staff where the skill is deemed essential to the job they perform.

Course Fee:


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