27 November 2020, 29 January 2021, 19 February 2021, 1 March 2021
City Campus, Clinical Skills Suite
This module is suitable for any health or social care worker, clinical researcher or scientist required to obtain venous blood samples
Module content includes:
- Basic anatomy and physiology
- Identifying a suitable vein
- Universal precautions
- Order of draw
- Simulated practice
- Troubleshooting and documentation
Everything you need to know
Confirmation of support from your line manager, access to a supervising practitioner with experience and competence in venepuncture.
Tutor assessment throughout the session and in simulation. Students are provided with a competency profile to use as a framework within their practice to identify suitability to perform venepunctures.