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About the course

This venepuncture/phlebotomy training will enable participants to develop the theoretical and practical skills required to gain competence in venepuncture/phlebotomy. 

The workshop incorporates theory and simulated practice.

You will return to your practice area to gain your full competency within a three month period.

Course content

  • Objectives and definition
  • Guidance for venepuncture
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Choosing sites for venepuncture
  • Blood collection devices
  • Collection of venous blood samples
  • Troubleshooting
  • First Aid and needlestick injury
  • Competency framework

Entry requirements

You must have access to a Mentor in Practice who will support you to gain the competency.  Participants should have had some clinical/patient experience.

Next steps

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