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:
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.