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Wed, 19 Apr

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Room 0027

Venepuncture Study Day for Beginners

The aim of this session is to enable the practitioner to gain underpinning knowledge towards developing competence in the skill of venepuncture. Session run by Francina Hyatt.

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Venepuncture Study Day for Beginners
Venepuncture Study Day for Beginners

Time & Location

19 Apr 2023, 09:30 – 16:00

Room 0027, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB, UK

About the event

On completion of this guided study the practitioner will be able to discuss professional issues relating to:

  • Competence
  • 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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