Venepuncture

Course Overview

To provide the knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the veins and the techniques required for safe and effective venepuncture for the process of blood sampling.   

Objectives

  • Understand the steps in a safe venepuncture
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of veins
  • Explain the good practice guidelines for venepuncture
  • Understand potential complications surrounding the techniques
  • Recognize safe practice for venepuncture