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Venepuncture and 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

Who should attend?

This course is designed for the following health professionals who may perform venepuncture and cannulation procedures including registered and enrolled nurses, student doctors or other health care workers who require these skills.

Course information

  • 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.