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Venepuncture Training with UCLan – AM

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Available to Social Care staff working within the Lancashire and South Cumbria postcodes only:

Session Aims:

This venepuncture training course is aimed at Social Care staff, specifically registered nurses, carers and support workers who’s role include taking bloods.

This is ideal for staff who are looking to improve their skills in venepuncture.

The Venepuncture Training will aim to improve the students’ knowledge of the theory surrounding venepuncture including: the correct order of draw, the anatomy of veins and how to select a suitable site – allow students to practice using a synthetic arm.

Please note: This course contains a full practical (face to face) session.

Training includes but is not limited to:

  • Identify the suitable veins for Venepuncture
  • Identify the indications and contraindications for both the practitioner and the patient
  • To discuss the equipment used for performing Venepuncture
  • To be made aware of the full procedure and raise awareness for potential policy variations
  • To provide simulated practise in a controlled environment to help develop Venepuncture skills
  • To consider Venepuncture from patients point of view

Method of learning In Person 3 hours 45 mins

Please Note

  • As spaces are limited, we request that you register a maximum of 2 staff from each care organisation.
  • If you have any questions regarding this training please email our inbox [email protected]
  • If you are no longer able to attend, please cancel your place via Eventbrite. If you are struggling with booking or cancelling your place, please contact us on [email protected]
  • No other participants can take part unless they are registered.