The course is a 4-hour one day
program combines both theory and practice sessions that will provide participants with training and certification in the techniques required to start an IV infusion as well as withdrawal of blood for testing. The IV course provides information on puncturing techniques, management and care of the site (both pre and post insertion), anatomy and physiology, and universal precautions. Vein puncture skills include site selection and preparation, equipment, order of draw and appropriate care after procedure.
4-hour one day
Medical practitioner .
Nurses and midwives .
Phlebotomists (following training and assessment).
1. Insertion site care
2. Anatomy and physiology of insertion sites
3. Universal precautions
4. One to one practice and training