Venepuncture (Phlebotomy)

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Learning Aims and Outcomes

Course Title:  Venepuncture (Theory Only) 

Course length 3 hours

Maximum number to attend - 12

This course is aimed at all staff working in the Health and Social Care Sector who are required to take blood samples for analysis.

Please note this course is theory only and practical on a manikin arm.

Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Infection Control

 

         Identify:

o   Hazards and Risks

o   Who is at risk from infection?

o   Hand Washing

Legislation

 

         Understand the legislation involved with venepuncture.

Venepuncture

         What is venepuncture?

         Common reasons blood samples are taken

         Legal and professional accountability

         NMC Code of Conduct

         Consent

         Health and Safety

         Differences between arteries and veins

         Common sites for taking blood

         Preparation and technique

         Visual inspection of veins

         Sites to be avoided

         Labelling requirements

         Preventing complications

         Use of tourniquet

         Assessment and Procedure

         Sharps / safe disposal

         Complications

         Needle stick injury

         Documentation

Practical Session

         Demonstration and practical using a manikin arm.

         Completion of short assessment.



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