Venepuncture Theory

Venepuncture is one of the most common invasive procedures

How this course can help you:

Venepuncture is one of the most common invasive procedures and this course provides the theoretical knowledge that practitioners will require prior to supervised practical application.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate aspects on accountability and responsibility in relation to venepuncture and phlebotomy
  • Outline venous anatomy and vein structure
  • Describe why venepuncture/phlebotomy is necessary
  • Identify common complications
  • Describe and be able to identify and prevent cross infection
  • Be able to undertake the skill of venepuncture/phlebotomy labeling ensuring prompt delivery to the laboratory

Benefits of the course:

  • Available 24 by 7 from any Internet connected PC*
  • Easy to use, even for staff not familiar with the use of computers
  • Easier to train a higher proportion of healthcare staff
  • Records who has been trained and when
  • Frees up staff time for frontline duties
  • Includes a scored assessment with Certificate on completion
  • Can be used as a pre-requisite to supervised practical training
  • Simple to set up and operate
  • Tailored introduction from a senior officer of the organisation such as the Director of Nursing and a certificate with the organisation logo

* PC requires Adobe Flash Reader V9 or later, IE V6,  or later or Firefox V3.6 or later and connection to a printer. Pop ups should be enabled

Versions of the Course

It is vital to be able to track trainee completions for training records and Clinical Governance purposes. The course is available in both Web format where EasiLearning’s Train and Track™ system provides management reporting and SCORM 1.2 and 1.3 for those who would prefer to use their own LMS.

Demonstrations and Evaluation

A short extract from the course can be accessed from the website – simply follow the links to Venepuncture course. It is also possible to register online and receive the password to try out the course without cost or commitment, but the Sample course will not allow you to print off a completion Certificate.

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