Venepuncture

Who should attend: Health Care Workers whose role involves venous blood sample collection

What will I learn: This course will provide the underpinning knowledge and skills required to safely perform venepuncture using the BD Vacutainer sample collection system.

Course Content:

  • The Anatomy and Physiology of the vein
  • Recommended Venepuncture sites
  • Equipment required for procedure
  • Correct placement of tourniquet
  • Policies / guidance to minimise cross infection
  • Correct waste disposal
  • Recommended order of draw for pathology
  • Aftercare advice
  • Practice venepuncture skill

You must identify a work based Mentor who is competent in venepuncture. In order to successfully complete this course your Mentor will be responsible for assessing your practical venepuncture skills

How much will the course cost: £70 per delegate

How often should I attend: Every 3 years

How long will the course take to complete: 1/2 Day: 

Training dates and venues:

DATE

LOCATION & ROOM

START & END TIME

05.03.2019

Training Room 2, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

09.00 - 13.00

08.04.2019

Training Room 3, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

13.00 - 17.00

24.05.2019

Training Room 2, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road,                Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

09.00 - 13.00

17.06.2019

Meeting Room,              Eagle Bridge Health & Wellbeing Centre Dunwoody Way,  Crewe. CW1 3AW

13.00 - 17.00

20.06.2019

Training Room 3, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

09.00 - 13.00

08.07.2019

Training Room 2, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

09.00 - 13.00

20.08.2019

Training Room 2, Undercroft Building,      Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

13.00 - 17.00

10.09.2019

Training Room 2, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

13.00 - 17.00

07.10.2019

MDR3, Knutsford Community Hospital, Bexton Road, Knutsford. WA16 0BT

13.00 - 17.00

14.10.2019

Training Room 3, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

13.00 - 17.00

18.11.2019

Training Room 3, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

09.00 - 13.00

02.12.2019

Training Room 2, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

09.00 - 13.00

13.12.2019

Training Room 2, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

09.00 -13.00

27.01.2020

Training Room 2 Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield SK10 3BL

09.00 - 13.00

17.02.2020

Training Room 2 Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Victoria Road, Macclesfield SK10 3BL

09.00 - 13.00

23.03.2020

Training Room 2 Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,          Victoria Road, Macclesfield SK10 3BL

 

 

To book contact the Professional Practice Team at: ecn-tr.professionalpracticeteam@nhs.net 

 

 

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