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Tue, 23 May


Kingston upon Thames

Venepuncture for Beginners

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Venepuncture for Beginners
Venepuncture for Beginners

Time & Location

23 May 2023, 09:30 – 16:00

Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB, UK

About the event

Aim:        To enable the practitioner to gain underpinning knowledge towards developing competence   in the skill of venepuncture.

Outcomes:   On completion of this guided study the

Practitioner will be able to:

Discuss professional issues relating to:


Valid Consent,

Infection Control,

Patient Assessment.

Identify the veins in the forearm that are suitable for   venepuncture.

Identify, assemble and use the equipment required.

Identify possible contraindications for venepuncture.

Describe the steps required to maintain safety and meet the   needs of the patient before, during and following venepuncture.

Describe the factors to consider when choosing a vein.

Discuss how these procedures should be documented.

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