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Cannulation course

Intravenous Cannulation course

Cannulation courseThe focus of this day is for participants to gain a theoretical understanding of intravenous cannulation and to provide an opportunity for simulated practice.

This course explores the legal and professional aspects when performing cannulation.
The course includes ANTT, vein selection and rational, correct application of a tourniquet and cannula aftercare.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at all healthcare practitioners who would perform this skill in their practice setting. Although this course offers many opportunities to practice competency, sign-off can only be achieved in practice. Therefore, applicants will need to ensure they have opportunities for supervised practice and assessment when in the practice setting.

Cannulation Course Syllabus:

  • Explain the theoretical principles underpinning the insertion of a peripheral vascular access device, including:
  • Awareness of safe and professional practice
  • Site selection
  • PVAD gauge selection
  • Care of the indwelling pVAD
  • Complications of pVAD insertion.
  • Demonstrate, with the use of appropriate simulation equipment, the procedure for insertion a pVAD.
  • Describe the need for ongoing supervision and consolidation in clinical practice.

Course length: 3 hrs

Qualification achieved: Practical applications of cannulation.

Eligibility: There is no prior learning or preparation necessary to attend this course but you must be a healthcare practitioner who performs this skill in their practice setting. Please note that by completing the course it will not make you competent at practicing the skill, you will only receive full competency when you perform the skill under supervision in your practice setting.

Cost: £50 per person + VAT on open courses.

£50 per person (min charge of £300) + VAT for in-house courses.

Click here to download cannulation syllabus.