Venepuncture is a very common, and widely used medical facility. All over the UK, medical universities and institutions provide venepuncture courses to students who are interested to pursue this field as a career. Venepuncture courses are vital for a phlebotomist, enabling him/her to provide good patient-care to the people. These courses are not lengthy or complex. Some only take one day to complete; making an individual a knowledgeable under-phlebotomist (not a full, capable phlebotomist). These courses go hand in hand with venepuncture training which is pre-requisite for a well-trained phlebotomist. The matter provided in these courses determines its time duration. Some might even tae 1 to 2 years to complete the whole course, making you a qualified phlebotomist.
These courses may even be designed for a fresh practitioner, or a registered nurse. They are planned and organized to improve the standard of patient care, and to take venepuncture to the degree of excellence. They are carried out in order to train and educate students and nurses about the exact art of phlebotomy and venepuncture. Many medical institutes provide workshop programmes of some hours’ length, which just take one day to complete. These courses may be valid till two years of time. These kinds of short-term courses may revolve around the following features:Outline:
The one-day Venepuncture and Cannulation (V&C) workshop programmes enables a competent and accomplished practitioner, to carry out venepuncture and intravenous cannulation in the safest of manner, in the work place setting for the patients and clients. These hours’ long workshops are completed in one session with Category#1 An Bord Altranais Approval.Aim:
These courses are scheduled to enhance and broaden the V&C skills of newly-registered nurses, which can be completed in one setting; either on-site or in-house.Objectives:
The following objectives should be understood by each participant:
Topics of the Course:
The duration of these course depend upon the type of course you have opted or taken. While some takes years, others might just require 8 hours of workshop, with 10-12 candidates in a session.Certification:
The one-day courses do not make you certified; hence they are no considerable certification granted. Nonetheless, a candidate gets a certification of attendance which could prove helpful in the candidate’s phelebotomy future.