Advanced Phlebotomy & Cannulation
ADVANCED PHLEBOTOMY & CANNULATION COURSE (GPT004E)
Take your phlebotomy qualifications
to the next level ...
Nationally Recognised Qualification
OCN Accredited - Level 3 (advanced)
Follows on from Introduction to Phlebotomy Course
Advanced phlebotomy techniques
Peripheral IV Cannulation included
Advanced qualification - additional credits
Phlebotomy training recommended but not essential
Basic understanding of English language required
Download a certificate on completion of your online course
Cannulation training day available (see GPT004EC)
COMPLETION OF INTRODUCTION TO PHLEBOTOMY
COURSE RECOMMENDED BUT NOT ESSENTIAL
About this course
PART 1 online - Advanced Phlebotomy
Learn how to handle specialist blood tests
and requests including special procedures, geriatric patients, alternative environments and group leadership
PART 2 online - Cannulation
Covers Legal & Professional requirements, A&P, IPC, and full PIVC procedures
Phlebotomy - advanced techniques covered including POC (point of care) testing
Cannulation - comprehensive IV set-up
OCN Accredited at Level 3 (advanced)
Skills for Health & WHO compliant
SCORM compliant - Complete this course on laptop, ipad, tablet, mobile phone, computer, kindle etc.
Phlebotomy techniques including POC testing, special procedures and handling requirements. Also train up to point of first cannulation (online video included)
Understand the procedures used to set up a peripheral IV cannula
Covers all essential theory and skill-set development to meet current healthcare standards
Understand the special skills required to manage challenging patients. Geriatric techniques and specific issues.
Specialised test requests and associated handling requirements including forensics, drug trials and research projects.
Point of Care Testing and examining 10 common POC test requests.
After the course
Follow through requests for uncommon blood tests and appreciate the specific handling requirements
Understand when and how to carry out POC testing
Understanding equipment types and appropriate choices
Safely and competently set up and maintain a peripheral IV infusion
Correct client management before, during infusion and safe after-care
Understand and calculating fluid rates when performing IV cannulation
Appreciate legal and professional responsibilities, general phlebotomy management and leadership skills