Phlebotomy Training – comprehensive 2-day theory and practical based courses in LONDON (HOUNSLOW)
LONDON (HOUNSLOW) COURSE DATES:
Monday and Tuesday 17th - 18th December 2012
Thursday and Friday 21st - 22nd March 2013
Saturday and Sunday 23rd - 24th March 2013
LEARN HOW TO TAKE BLOOD – BECOME A PHLEBOTOMIST
Introduction to Phlebotomy courses leading to Certificate of Completion. No previous experience or qualifications required. Now includes Job Opportunities section and current employer links. Many satisfied students are now employed (see our testimonials).
Expert clinical teachers and teaching assistants on all courses held at various locations throughout the UK.
Take your first step on the Allied Medical Healthcare career ladder... learn how to be a phlebotomist:
> Classroom based two-day courses covering both theory and practical.
> Practice on artificial arms with synthetic blood.
> Small class sizes and dedicated teachers.
> Gain a Certificate of Completion in Phlebotomy.
This is our full two day Course Itinerary. Courses start at 9.30am and finish at 5.00pm, with a one hour lunch-break and morning and afternoon tea breaks:
• Welcome and introductions.
• What is phlebotomy? Why are you here?
• Where do phlebotomists work?
• A brief history of phlebotomy & early day bloodletting.
• Introduction to the theory and practice of phlebotomy.
• Professionalism: How to interact professionally with patients and staff.
• PRACTICAL SESSION 1 - Equipment familiarisation
• Occupational hazards and appropriate precautions.
• What are blood borne pathogens?
• PRACTICAL SESSION 2 - using a tourniquet and identifying suitable veins.
• Anatomy and physiology appropriate to drawing a blood specimen.
• PRACTICAL SESSION 3 - practice session - handling and using the equipment
• Define venous, arterial and capillary blood.
• Different departments, different tests.
• In the laboratory - blood tests and common profiles.
• Blood collection systems and devices.
• Safety First.
• Assess and select suitable sites used for venepuncture as well as locations to avoid.
• Describe and utilise the required steps to perform routine venepuncture.
• PRACTICAL SESSION 4 - practice session - handling and using the equipment 2
• Multiple-choice quiz and day one crossword answers
• Key revision points from Day 1.
• Get ready for the collection!
• Choosing a suitable site.
• Obtaining the Specimen.
• Specimen identification and labelling.
• PRACTICAL SESSION 5 - obtaining the specimen (using artificial arms)
• Procedure Notes and Cautions.
• Understand how pre-analytic and hidden errors affect the integrity of a specimen.
• Actions that ensure safety during performance of a venepuncture.
• Procedural steps required to positively identify the patient.
• Complications of venepuncture and how to handle them.
• PRACTICAL SESSION 6 - approaching the patient. Handling queries and objections.
• PRACTICAL SESSION 7 - obtaining multiple specimens (using artificial arms), request cards, bottle selection and order.
• Case Studies
• Multiple-choice quiz and day two crossword answers
• Informal discussions and Q&A session.
• Career opportunities.
• Awarding of certificates.
This Training Course is taught in classrooms in the following locations:
Guide Price: Guide price £245.00 incl. VAT or £90.00 instalment options