Venepuncture & Cannulation

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Course Provider

    Based in Ipswich

Regions covered

    North East,North West,Yorkshire and the Humber,East Midlands,West Midlands,East of England,London,South East,South West,Wales,National

How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 01473 381444.

Training Course Details

  • Course Length: Full Day
  • Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace, Classroom-based/Venue
  • Suitable for: Individual, Group
  • Awarding Body: CPD Accredited Certificate of Attendance and a learning tool.
  • Venue Option 1 - Location: Hubbard way, 2 Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2QA
  • Venue Option 1 - Dates: 11/01/2017 21/02/2017 06/03/2017


Course Code: LVC101

Aimed at:

This course is aimed at Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, Doctors and Phlebotomists who have the responsibility of taking bloods and inserting cannulas. Upon successful completion of this course, delegate(s)/learner(s) may want to use it as evidence of a formal CPD Record to their professional body, regulator or employer. (* This course equates to 7 CPD Points/Hours/Credits)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. At the end of this course, participants should:
  2. Be able to use the correct equipment to undertake any canulation and phlebotomy.
  3. Be confident to take bloods and cannulate safely.
  4. Be confident to communicate effectively with the patient regarding the procedure they are undertaking.

Course Content: 

  • Definition of Phlebotomy and Venepuncture
  • Professional Practice, accountability and Competency.
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Identification of veins suitable for phlebotomy
  • Contraindications and unsuitable veins
  • Assessment of and communication with patients
  • Obtaining informed consent
  • Health and safety: Potential complications
  • Infection control and safe disposal of equipment
  • Familiarisation with equipment used locally
  • Practicing obtaining a venous blood sample from a teaching model
  • Practicing cannulation on a teaching model
  • Appropriate documentation of procedure


Book on line (www.locums4care.com)

Complete an Online Enquiry Form (E: training@locums4care.com)

Telephone our Office (T: 01473 381444)

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Course provider details

  • Contact Person: Rich Munyeza
  • Street Address: 2 Civic Drive
  • City: Ipswich
  • Postcode: IP1 2QA
  • Phone: 01473 381444
  • Website: http://www.locums4care.co.uk

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