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Venepuncture

Venepuncture

The aim of this study session is to develop both theoretical knowledge and clinical skills in order to perform venepuncture safely and efficiently.

Entry and Admissions

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

None

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

Half day workshop

School:

School of Health

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

Wednesday 15th October 2014 – 1pm-4pm OR, Monday 15th December 2014 – 1pm-4pm OR,, Wednesday 11th February 2015 – 1pm-4pm OR, Wednesday 15th April 2015 – 1pm-4pm

Entry Requirements:

This study day is suitable for all practitioners whose role includes venepuncture including district nurses, practice nurses, nurse practitioners, specialist nurses, community staff nurses, community matrons, prison nurses, mental health nurses and assistants, A&E nurses, primary care nurses, secondary care nurses, newly qualified RNs, nurses and HCAs working in nursing homes, residential homes and EMI units , health care assistants, assistant practitioners, phlebotomists, other AHPs and some GP surgery staff looking to be trained in this procedure.

Course Content

Course Outline:
N/A 

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

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Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand the relevant anatomy and physiology of the venous system
  • Understand the professional issues surrounding venepuncture
  • Understand the principles of venepuncture – recognising correct technique, procedure and the management of such an intervention
  • Gain the ability to perform the venepuncture technique within a simulated environment.

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Fees & Funding

The standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course is below. For further information including the availability of bursaries/scholarships or student financial support please view our Fees and Finance pages.

£40 (does not include catering or car parking)

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

 

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application: www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

Alternatively, please contact us to book a place on: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or: 01772 893808.

CPD Workshops - Booking Form (.pdf 288KB)

 

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