Wed, 15 Dec | Kingston upon Thames

Venepuncture for Beginners

CPD For GPNs and AHPs.

Time & Location

15 Dec, 09:30 – 16:00
Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB, UK

About the Event

The purpose of this workshop is to enable the practitioner to:

- Gain underpinning knowledge towards developing competence in the skill of venepuncture. 

- The course will entail competence, valid consent, infection control, patient assessment and being able to identify suitable veins in the forearm. 

- Learning how to identify, assemble and use equipment required. 

- The course will also discuss possible contraindications for venepuncture, maintaining safety and the needs of the patient throughout the process, how to choose a vein and documenting procedures.

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