Venepuncture and Cannulation

Venepuncture and Cannulation

This half-day Venepuncture and Cannulation course are suitable for nurses and carers.

Course Length. 3.5 hours


This practical and theoretical half-day CPD course updates learners on the latest legislation and techniques to withdraw blood for sampling. Please note that this course is not designed for staff who are brand new to venepuncture and Abuka, as part of the course materials, recommend the use of observed competencies following the training.

Course Contents

Anatomy and Physiology
Equipment Selection
Aseptic Techniques
Legislation and Best Practice
Practice (with latex arm)
Site Selection
Consent and Dignity

Course Outcomes

We have devised this course using the latest information from NICE and the World Health Organisation, and knowledge and experience gained within UK National Health Services. Successfully passing the course does not substitute documented practice (however, the RGN Trainer will advise on the requirements for this).

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.


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