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Venous Access & Cannulation – Launceston

January 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This day provides the theory underpinning appropriate phlebotomy technique and cannulation procedures. You will also learn appropriate selection of venous access devices, before applying the theory and techniques during two practical sessions using simulated veins.

Who will this workshop benefit?
This workshop is aimed at all enrolled nurses, registered nurses and midwives involved in the care of patients across all practice settings. This will also be beneficial for student nurses who are transitioning into practice or other health Practitioners that routinely use venepuncture in their field of health studies.

Session Format
This is a full day of training divided into AM and PM sessions. You may attend either the AM or PM session, or both sessions. Choose the AM session for basics and/or the PM session for expert level content.

Catering is provided for participants attending both sessions.

Morning Session – 3 CPD Hours
Review the anatomy and physiology of the venous system and vein selection in this back to basics session. Learn about the theory of phlebotomy and related essential knowledge, including a practical session.

Afternoon Session – 3 CPD Hours
This session provides a review of the theory of cannulation best practice techniques and anatomy and physiology for appropriate device selection followed by a practical session.

Note: Completion of full competency requires a further 4 successful supervised episodes are completed by a proficient practitioner in the workplace for recognition of competence.  Ongoing competence requires that you maintain a minimum of 5 procedures throughout the year.

Due to popularity registrations for this session are now closed.


January 23
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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03 6223 6777


HERC Training Room – ANMF Launceston
19 Brisbane Street
Launceston, TAS 7250 Australia
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