Visible Veins Limited

What topics are covered by the course?

The background to phlebotomy
Health and safety in phlebotomy
Infection control
Informed consent
Anatomy and physiology of the arm
Site selection good and bad veins
Complications that can arise when taking blood
Needle stick Injuries what they are and what to do
How and where to correctly apply a tourniquet
What is expected of a phlebotomist
The importance of correct patient identification and informed consent

Who should attend?

You would have to be in receipt of benefits, i.e job seekers, income support etc... And be between the ages of 16-24

What will I be able to do on completion?

Upon successful completion of both Parts 1 and 2, you will be awarded a Certificate of Competence. It is thereafter up to the students to what they would like to do next, most of our students go on to seeking employment as a phlebotomist whilst others go onto further education

How will I be assessed?

Achieving a Certificate of Competence is usually gained within eight weeks. To achieve this we run the course in two parts:-

Part 1 is a day of Theory & Dry Lab Experience where our experienced trainers will cover all the essential knowledge in Phlebotomy that you will require. You will have an opportunity to practice blood taking from training arms.

Part 2 provides students with a Live Patient Bleed experience where you will be personally supervised in performing venepuncture on real patients. For successful completion of this session students will be required to undertake a total of 2 weeks.

After successful completion of both Parts 1 and 2, you will be awarded a Certificate of Competence.

Guide Price: Jobseekers

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Phlebotomy »
Duration: 8 weeks
Qualification: Certificate of Competency

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