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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 the procedure
  • Correct placement of a 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
£80 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 and Room Start and Finish Time
25th February 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00 -12.00
7th March 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
13.00-16.00
21st March 2022 Training Room 3
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00 -12.00
14th April 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00-12.00
12th May 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00 -12.00
8th June 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
13.00-16.00
7th July 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00-12.00
16th August 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00 -12.00
8th September 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00 -12.00
10th October 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
13.00-16.00
17th November 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00 -12.00
9th December 2022
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00 -12.00
11th January 2023
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00-12.00
16th February 2023
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
09.00 -12.00
13th March 2023
Clinical & Professional Development Centre
Undercroft Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
13.00-16.00