Venepuncture

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VENEPUNCTURE TRAINING 2022

This course is role specific training for clinical staff working in Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust.

The workshop incorporates theory and simulated practice.

You will return to your practice area to gain your competency within a three month period.

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 About the course

This venepuncture/phlebotomy training will enable participants to develop the theoretical and practical skills required to gain competence in venepuncture/phlebotomy. 

The workshop incorporates theory and simulated practice.

You will return to your practice area to gain your full competency within a three month period.

Course content

  • Objectives and definition
  • Guidance for venepuncture
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Choosing sites for venepuncture
  • Blood collection devices
  • Collection of venous blood samples
  • Troubleshooting
  • First Aid and needlestick injury
  • Competency framework

Entry requirements

You must have access to a Mentor in Practice who will support you to gain the competency.  Participants should have had some clinical/patient experience.

Next steps

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Contact us

If you’d like more information or to speak to someone from our training hub team, visit our contact us page or email.

stw.traininghub@nhs.net