Attending this course will update your theory skills and provide the opportunity for practice before carrying out the procedure in a work environment. Following the theory of venepuncture there will be a practical session designed to offer all participants the chance to put their skills into practice in a controlled environment.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for all RGNs, enrolled nurses & qualified staff who may have not conducted venepuncture before or require a refresher to update their skill set.
- Venepuncture introduction
- Patient identification
- Patient consent
- Professional approach
- Basic universal precautions
- Selecting a site
- Order of draw
- Post venepuncture care
- Specimen labelling & special specimen handling
- Trouble shooting and problems
- Applied practical workstation & simulated practical assessment
- Ethical and legal responsibilities
- Competency framework & theory test.
Available onsite or nationwide at any of over 50 centres, see below our open course availability. Alternatively, call 0844 335 8882.
The Venepuncture course is accredited by the most recognised certificating body in the UK and supported by certification and credit card sized ID cards produced by XYZ Training Group - one of the UK's largest dedicated Health and Safety training organisations.
Open Courses & Public Events
This course will be delivered by a variety of teaching methods
including: presentations; case studies; small group discussion; whole
group discussion; individual work; practical demonstration; practical
Please note: Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training using a competency template. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. Theory certificates will be issued initially, once completed competency forms are returned to us (within six months of training) a competency certificate can then be issued.
In addition to a comprehensive open course schedule, Venepuncture training is also available on client premises or at one of our training venues as a private course - provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Complete the form below in order to receive our quotation for your training.
Make A Venepuncture General Enquiry Here
Complete the form below and we'll send you some training options and a quote for training by return. Please only use this form if you are interested in Venepuncture courses. For all other enquiries, please use the general contact page.