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Venepuncture (Phlebotomy)

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Course Aim:

To demonstrate safe and effective way of drawing up bloods using a the best evidence practice.

Course content:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the blood vessels

  • Legal and Professional Responsibilities

  • Infection control issues

  • Locating and choosing the right vein

  • Application of tourniquet

  • Indications of venepuncture

  • Adverse reactions and it’s management

  • Locale anaesthetic

  • Understanding blood requests

  • Using correct blood collection system

  • Correct documentation and record-keeping

  • Strategies in making the veins visible

  • Step by step taking bloods

  • Practical skills demonstration

Learning outcome:

Aims an objectives: at the end of this course, the participant had better understanding on the theory behind taking bloods and be able to practice safely in venepuncture.

Who is suitable to attend:

Doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, HCAs, and Nurse Associates

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