You are enrolling into the afternoon session on 25 June 2024 1.30 pm - 5.30 pm
This course includes a 2-hour online Preparation for
Venepuncture and Cannulation module and attendance at a 4-hour hands-on
simulated workshop. Once online registration has been completed, students will
be sent a link via email to the online module. Students are required to
complete the online module before attending the face-to-face workshop.
This course does not deem you as competent in peripheral
venepuncture and cannulation. Throughout
this course, you can practice peripheral venepuncture and cannulation under
supervision in a simulated environment. Competence is determined by your
employer and your institution’s policies. At the conclusion of this course, you
will be issued a Certificate of Completion.
Who should attend
This course is suitable for healthcare professionals who are
required to perform peripheral venepuncture and/or peripheral Catheterisation
as part of their scope of practice.
Key learning outcomes
On completion, participants will be better able to:
the legal and professional requirements related to venepuncture and
• Apply the principles of Hand
Hygiene and Aseptic Technique to peripheral venepuncture and cannulation.
the anatomy and physiology related to peripheral veins and arteries
• Locate the position of peripheral
veins and correctly identify the appropriate vein for peripheral venepuncture
precautions and contraindications to venepuncture
• Assess patient venous access,
identify restrictions, and determine appropriate equipment required for
the order of draw process and documentation requirements post draw
• Demonstrate the correct
venepuncture technique and blood sample collection using a vacutainer and a
precautions and contraindications to peripheral cannulation
appropriate cannula and insertion site for relevant therapy needs.
restrictions and determine appropriate equipment required for peripheral
• Demonstrate the correct peripheral
intravenous cannula insertion technique, including securing the cannula
• Demonstrate appropriate
documentation of peripheral cannulation, care, and maintenance practices.
Members: $350 Non-Members: $400