Route to Competency

ROUTE TO COMPETENCY MASTERCLASS - LIVE BLOOD SESSIONS

CLASSROOM - 2-3 hours

Geopace Certificate of Competency

  • Add live blood draw experience

  • Follow a Competency Checklist

  • Obtain a tutor sign-off for live draws

  • Awards a Geopace Certificate of Competency

  • Half day or evening sessions

AVAILABLE ONLY TO APPLICANTS WHO HAVE ENROLLED ON (OR HAVE PREVIOUSLY COMPLETED) OUR INTRODUCTION TO PHLEBOTOMY COURSE

Please note:

All attendees will need to consent to having blood drawn as well as drawing blood from fellow students

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Classroom - Most sessions run for 2-3 hours immediately after our Introduction to Phlebotomy Course (selected locations only)

Pre-competency practise sessions - Additional blood draw experience on artificial arms (as required)

Confidence building - experience live blood draws before direct patient contact

Certification - Geopace Certificate of Competency

Skills for Health (HSC376) & WHO compliant

Consolidate skills developed drawing blood from artificial arms

Consolidate all theory covered in Introduction to Phlebotomy Course and put into practice

"Patient" interaction with fellow session attendees - role play

Fully 1-to-1 monitored throughout

Enable a full competent draw following through a 28 point competency checklist

Further live blood draws as required

Add a Geopace Certificate of Competency to your CV

Attend job interviews in the knowledge that you have completed both accredited course AND live blood draws

Continue to perform venepuncture in a healthcare setting

 

Approach patients with confidence and with prior experience

Appreciate the difference between artificial arm blood draws and live blood draws

About this course

Learning Outcomes

After the course