Aim: Phlebotomy Skills training course is a comprehensive, 2-day training programme for Nurses.
Participant Profile:Course is suitable for Registered Nurses working in a clinical setting.
Duration: 2 full days training in a classroom setting.
Day 1 – 8.45am to 5.30pm
Day 2 – 9.00am to 5.30pm
This course is ran in partnership with Phlebotomy Training Services (PTS)
- Must have a Clinical Supervisor who will sign off on competencies on taking blood (minimum of 5 live draws).
- This course does not include taking blood from a live person.
- Certificates will be issued on verification from your Supervisors report
Learners will cover the following:
- The background to phlebotomy
- Health and safety in phlebotomy and Infection control
- Informed Consent and Anatomy and physiology of the arm
- Site selection – good and bad veins
- Complications that can arise when taking blood
- Needle stick Injuries, what they are and what to do
- How and where to correctly apply atourniquet
- What is expected of a phlebotomist
- The importance of correct patient identification and informed consent
- Learners are required to complete a home study project
NOCN (National Open College Network) level 3 Award in Introduction to Phlebotomy
Qualification Number: 601/8812/1
The course covers all of the competencies set out in CHS132 (National Occupational Standard for Phlebotomy UK)
Once you have completed our training you will have all of the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to work as a phlebotomist.
This programme is accredited by One Awards at Level 3
Learners are required to complete a home study project.