RNOH Phlebotomy Course
The purpose of the course is to provide an introduction to phlebotomy techniques and guidelines that will enable the specialist clinical support worker or health care assistant to become proficient in performing the skill of phlebotomy safely and effectively.
The course is designed for nurses, health care assistants and other health care professionals or individuals either looking for a new career or to train in the skill of phlebotomy.
On full attendance of the theory and practical sessions, candidates should be able to:
- Ensure phlebotomist and practitioners are competent in Phlebotomy/venepuncture techniques.
- List the potential complications during and after taking blood.
- Must understand and aware of the Policies relating to Identification of Patients, Infection Prevention and Control, Disposal of Clinical Waste, Needle stick and Contamination Injury and Hand Hygiene.
- Facilitate continuity of care for the patient.
- Ensure patient safety is maintained at all times.
- Ensure adequate supervision is given to the learner to meet the competency before signing them off to work independently.
The course is a five-day course combining both Theory & Practical
- 16 & 17 November
- Practical competence assessment dates
- 18, 19, 20 November
- 25, 26, 27 November
- 2, 3, 4 December
Certification will be awarded on full attendance and successful completion of competency.
Full attendance will be 16 & 17 November and one set of practical assessment dates.
Assessment dates are small groups and will be on a first come first served basis.
£500 Inclusive of Lunch and refreshments. RNOH employee's receive a 20% discount. Places are limited so early registration is advised