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


Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study mode: Part-time
Duration: Half-day workshop 
Campus: Preston
Start date: TBC
Maximum number of participants: 15

Course overview

By the end of the workshops participants will:

  • 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

Entry requirements

This study day is suitable for healthcare practitioners whose role includes venepuncture or phlebotomy. This includes: 

Academic expertise

Lisa Broadley
Senior Lecturer and course lead for Specialist Community Practice

This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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