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Perform Venepuncture and Routine Blood Collection

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Perform Venepuncture and Pathology Collection

This workshop is designed to provide health professionals such as nurses with the skills and knowledge required for routine blood collection (excluding complex blood collection techniques).

Participants will practice venepuncture using vacutainer, butterfly needle and needle and syringe methods of blood collection on a 'training' arm.

Please note both the "Perform Venepuncture and Routine Blood Collection" and "Perform Venipuncture and Routine Blood Collection" programs advertised on our website are identical programs. There are two courses listed only to acknowledge the alternative spelling.

Learning Objectives

  • Confirm pre-test criteria for required collection

  • Prepare equipment for venous blood collection procedure

  • Apply pre and post draw infection control procedures

  • Demonstrate on a training arm three venepuncture techniques - vacutainer, butterfly and needle and syringe

  • Complete the draw process and documentation requirements post blood collection

  • Identify troubleshooting techniques for an incomplete collection

Delivery Mode
4 hours face-to-face training and assessment

Qualification Issued
Perform Venepuncture and Routine Blood Collection

More About This Course
Premium Health's venepuncture is only ever conducted by an experienced health professional.

There can be no better trainer than one who has "lived" the experience. As a trusted health professional, they will teach the 'why' of your course and are committed to your learning.
Some of the topics include:

  • Vascular system anatomy and physiology

  • Equipment used for venepuncture - vacutainer, butterfly and needle and syringe

  • Identifying and selection of venepuncture site

  • Preparation for venepuncture

  • Venepuncture procedure

  • Potential complications

  • Collection tubes and the correct order of blood draw

  • Relevant first aid management

  • Infection control

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