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Wed, 19 Apr


Kingston Hill Campus

Venepuncture for non-registered beginners

Phlebotomy Training Trainer: Francina Hyatt

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Venepuncture for non-registered beginners
Venepuncture for non-registered beginners

Time & Location

19 Apr 2023, 09:30 – 16:00

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


About the event

Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7LB 02084179000

Travel directions: by train and bus

• After taking the train from London Waterloo to Kingston, exit the railway station and cross the pedestrian crossing towards The Blue Hawaii restaurant.

• Walk up Cromwell Road to the bus station.

• Take the 85 or K3 bus. Ask for Kingston University, Kingston Hill campus.

• Get off at the stop after St Anne's Catholic Church.

Alternatively, take the Kingston University bus (term time only) to the Kingston Hill

or Roehampton Vale campuses. It passes the Cromwell Road bus stop roughly every 20 minutes (look for stop A2). You may need to request the bus to stop. Tell the driver which campus you need.

You can also take the train to Norbiton station and take the K3 bus from stop NB. Get off at the stop named “Kingston University”.

Please check in advance for any delays to your route.

Travel directions: by car

We recommend that you check up-to-date travel information for details of any road

works affecting the area. You can find helpful links on our website.

From the North:

• Take the M1 to junction 6a (M25) and then the M25 to junction 13 (A30).

• Follow the A30 to the A308.

• Take the A308 to the Hampton Court roundabout and turn right (signposted 'Guildford, A3, A309').

• Follow the A309 until it merges with the A3 (signposted 'A3 London').

• Exit the A3 at the Robin Hood roundabout (signposted 'A308 Kingston').

• The Kingston Hill campus is less than a mile from this exit - on the left, just before brow of hill.

From the South:

• Take the M25 to junction 9 (A243).

• Follow the A243 to the junction with the A3 at Hook roundabout.

• Take the A3 (signposted 'A3 London').

• Follow the directions from the A3 as above.

From London:

• Take the A3 from London and then follow the directions from that point as above.

The intended learning outcomes are below for the session

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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