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

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 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.

Maximum number of participants: 15

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Academic expertise

Lisa Broadley
Senior Lecturer and course lead for Specialist Community Practice
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Lisa teaches across a range of subjects for Community Health and Midwifery. With particular expertise in Diabetes Management, Community Care and Frailty. Lisa's scholarship has led to collaborative projects within nursing and community organisations. In recognition of their con…


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