Venepuncture/Phlebotomy 1 day course

What topics are covered by the course?


1000: Introduction ● Ground Rules ● Ice Breaker - Introductions ● Aims and Outcomes

1015: The Blood Sample journey ● What is a Blood Sample● Pre-Analytical Phase● Preparation 1-Prepare Yourself Legal & Professional Issues ● Documentation

1100: Coffee and networking

1115: Prepare the patient -Communication● Patient ID ● Specimen Labelling ●Infection Prevention Precautions ●Needle Stick Injuries

1230: Lunch and networking

1315: Anatomy & Physiology● Procedural Steps & Equipment ●Aseptic Technique& Skin Asepsis ● Complications

1400: Simulated Practice -Mannequin Arm Practice

1515: Tea and networking

1530: Simulated Practice -Mannequin Arm Assessment

1630: Close

Who should attend?

Health care support workers, practice nurses; registered nurses; senior care workers; Health care workers looking to refresh or learn the skill of performing venepuncture

What will I be able to do on completion?

At the end of the session you will be able to practice venepuncture under supervision within your clinical area. Learners will need the support of a mentor or assessor when returning to practice under supervision

How will I be assessed?

Simulated mannequin competence assessment
Learning Assessment
Competence Completion in Clinical practice


Guide Price: 120

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Phlebotomy »
Duration: 10.00am-4.00pm
Qualification: N/A

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