Passion 4 Training
Add to basket or enquire
Overview of Phlebotomy (Venepuncture) & Simulated Practice Training
This training course is delivered by Healthcare Professionals with many years of on-the-job experience, giving you access to experts who can guide you through the theoretical and practical elements of this essential healthcare skill, and answer any questions that may arise during your training.Venepuncture and phlebotomy go hand-in hand, so our courses cover both the puncturing of a vein (venepuncture) and the process of drawing blood from the venepuncture site (phlebotomy).Professional training is essential for healthcare staffs Registered Nurses, HCA’s, Senior Care Assistants etc. that is required to take blood samples from patients and service-users in order to diagnose or monitor medical conditions.Our course is aimed at healthcare professionals who wish to learn Phlebotomy and Training as a new skill, or for staff who have previously trained but require a refresher course to update their knowledge in line with the latest best practice guidelines, this course does not deem you competent in performing venepuncture/ phlebotomy without supervision.
The areas covered by this training:
- Understand the competencies set out in Skills for Health CHS132 (National Occupational Standard for Obtaining Venous Blood Samples).
- Define Phlebotomy
- Current Legislation, Record Keeping, Professionalism & Accountability
- Be able to recognise the anatomy and physiology relevant to obtaining a venous blood sample.
- Identify suitable veins from the ante-cubital fossa (ACF) for adults and children over 12 years
- Explore the problems in identifying suitable veins
- Identify complications and actions i.e. faint, anxiety, haematoma arterial puncture
- Order of Draw
- Demonstrate health and safety awareness issues related to Phlebotomy e.g. hand washing, needle stick injury, infection risk, and sharps disposal.
- Simulation Session to safely perform venepuncture/ phlebotomy techniques and procedures to obtain venous blood samples.
(*this simulation session does not deem you to be competent in phlebotomy/ venepuncture, this is an opportunity to practice on simulation arms, you will receive a workbook at the end of the session to complete in your workplace by a competent/ trained mentor in phlebotomy to observe you under direct supervision until your workplace mentor deems you competent)
Who is this course for?
It is essential for healthcare staffs Registered Nurses, HCA’s, Senior Care Assistants etc. that is required to take blood samples from patients and service users in order to diagnose or monitor medical conditions.
No Formal Qualifications Required
Career in Phlebotomy/ Practice Phlebotomy in the Workplace
Questions and answers
No questions or answers found containing ''.
Is the course suitable for a student paramedic who has previous experience with cannulation but wishes to work as a phlebotomist whilst training?
Hi Shannon All healthcare staff can attend the training. Hope this helps Passion4training Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
When date / month will the course take place.
Hi Jennifer We are planning a course in August and dates will be confirmed shortly visit our website for more information Hope this helps Passion4Training Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi i have been awaiting the release of the July dates for Phlebotomy course, but i dont know where to look for them and i don't know who to phone.
Hi Helva We are currently arranging the dates with the trainers. For more information/ details regarding the course you can visit our website. Hope this helps Passion 4 Training Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Rating and reviews
There haven't been any reviews for this course yet.Leave a review
This course is advertised on reed.co.uk by the Course Provider, whose terms and conditions apply. Purchases are made directly from the Course Provider, and as such, content and materials are supplied by the Course Provider directly. Reed is acting as agent and not reseller in relation to this course. Reed's only responsibility is to facilitate your payment for the course. It is your responsibility to review and agree to the Course Provider's terms and conditions and satisfy yourself as to the suitability of the course you intend to purchase. Reed will not have any responsibility for the content of the course and/or associated materials.