Neonatal & Paediatric Phlebotomy

NEONATAL AND PAEDIATRIC PHLEBOTOMY COURSE GPT103E

ONLINE STUDY

Specialised techniques and skills associated with neonatal and paediatric blood draws

  • Nationally Recognised Qualification

  • OCN Accredited - Level 3 (advanced)

  • Complements our Advanced Phlebotomy Course and Introduction to Phlebotomy Course

  • Expand your horizons and add new skills

  • Covers neonates, infants and child draws

  • Legal framework and consenting

  • Download a certificate on completion of your online course

FOLLOWS ON FROM INTRODUCTION TO PHLEBOTOMY COURSE BUT ALSO OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS

Consent types and the law

Human and environmental psychology

Pain Relief methods and options

Specialised equipment for neonates and paediatric draws

A&P specific to these groups

Course-specific anatomy and physiology

Tests and test groups

Site Selection and Procedures - neonates

Site Selection and Procedures - paediatric

Analytical Errors & trouble-shooting

Use your new Level 3 (advanced) to apply for specific phlebotomy roles or to add to your existing scope of work

Appreciate Hygiene and IPC for neonates and paediatric patients

Understand and follow through requests for new-born tests including metabolic disorders and screening groups

Dermal puncture vs. venepuncture - how to choose

Learn which collection systems to use optimally - capillary collection, lancets, Guthrie card and micro-bottles

Analytical errors specific to these groups

About this course

Learning Outcomes

After the course

Online - Complete this eLearning course

online in the comfort of your home or work. Allow approx. 6-7 hours to complete.

8 weeks - Stop and start your course when

it suits you. You have up to 8 weeks to complete (extendable on request)

Validity - no expiry date, although recommended renewal in 18 months

OCN Accredited at Level 3 (advanced)

CPD Accredited (7 CPD points)

WHO compliant

Skills for Health - Directives HSC376,

CHS131 & MCN1

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