Venepuncture & Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation

This combined venepuncture and peripheral intravenous cannulation course provides you with the knowledge and skills to perform venepuncture and cannulation procedures.

Taught in Mater Education’s world-class simulation facilities, this course will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology of vessels
  • Venepuncture and cannulation equipment
  • Venepuncture and cannulation procedures
  • Different venepuncture techniques
  • Order of the draw
  • Management of complications

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion of the course and assessment in performing venepuncture and peripheral intravenous cannulation in a simulated environment.

Who should attend?
This course is designed for the following health professionals:
  • Registered Nurses
  • Enrolled Nurses
  • Student doctors
  • Research officers
  • Other health care workers who require these skills
Course structure

This course is delivered in two parts: an e-learning module and a practical simulation module.

E-Learning module
Once enrolled, you must complete an e-learning module, which will take approximately one hour. This e-learning module will provide you with the knowledge required to underpin the practical component of the course.

Practical simulation module
Following successful completion of the e-learning module, participants will learn venepuncture and peripheral intravenous cannulation techniques in a hands-on, simulated 6.5 hour workshop.

Duration and cost

$400 (incl. GST)


This course will require approximately 1.5 hours to complete the e-learning module, prior to the 6.5 hour practical workshop component.

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Apply for upcoming dates

Date Location Cost Actions
17 Aug 2020 South Brisbane $400.00 FULL
07 Sep 2020 South Brisbane $400.00 FULL
28 Sep 2020 South Brisbane $400.00 FULL
19 Oct 2020 South Brisbane $400.00 FULL
09 Nov 2020 South Brisbane $400.00 FULL
30 Nov 2020 South Brisbane $400.00 FULL
07 Dec 2020 South Brisbane $400.00 Apply Now