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

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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