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Half Day Phlebotomy Course
Instruction on how to take venous blood for sampling purposes.
This is a half day course designed to provide the skills and underpinning knowledge
including communication, anatomy & physiology, legal aspects, pre analytical variables,
laboratory requirements and best practice Venepuncture skills through simulated practice.
Your objectives for the course will be to provide the underpinning skills and
knowledge to perform best practice Venepuncture;
• Personal conduct and code of practice
• Legal considerations
• Indications and Contra Indications of a Blood test request
• Health and Safety
• Infection Control
• Pre-analytical variables
• Anatomy and physiology
• Suitable Venepuncture Sites
• Labeling samples/Transportation
• Patient observations
• Simulated practice
Students will be issued a Phlebotomy Manual and Practice Portfolio.